[DRBD-user] newbie drbd/HA configuration question

Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Sat Mar 25 23:49:40 CET 2006

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Sat, Mar 25, 2006 at 01:34:00PM -0800, Ben wrote:
> I'm attempting to integrate heartbeat with drbd, and I'm a bit  
> confused as to how to adapt the getting started guides to make it  
> work for me.
> My understanding is that if I make a heartbeat resource that looks  
> like this:
> node1 drbddisk::web Filesystem::/dev/drbd0::/mnt/ha httpd
> ...then /mnt/ha will be mounted or unmounted as required, which is  
> cool if I actually wanted my drbd disk mounted. However, I'm planning  
> on using Xen, and that is not the case. All I want out of heartbeat  
> is to switch around whether a disk should be primary/secondary.  
> (Well, and also to kick off/kill a domU when needed, but that  
> configuration comes later.)
> So.... do I need to rewrite the Filesystem heartbeat resource to  
> something that doesn't require a mountpoint argument? Or am I missing  
> something?

You'll have to create a script in /etc/init.d or /etc/ha.d/resource.d
that does the starting and stoping of the domU instance.

Use one of the scripts already on resource.d as a template, and change
your haresources to call the new script (after drbddisk::whatever).


More information about the drbd-user mailing list