[DRBD-user] Initializing shortcut

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri May 12 16:45:15 CEST 2006

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

/ 2006-05-11 01:36:14 -0700
\ Carson Gaspar:
> >>Actually, no - you don't have to do a network sync.
> >>You can just write zeros on both sides.
> >
> >Oh? That's news! Tell me more :)
> >
> >if someone wants to do that, he can of course do that.  thats maybe
> >useful if you have smallish, fast storage but slowish network.
> Well _I_ have smallish storage and GigE (transaction logs, mostly),
> but I was trying to propose a compromise that might make both you and 
> the $$/MB crowd happy ;-)

yes, thank you for that. we thought of it before, but never got around
to actually implement it.  now we see the demand, we probably will
indeed introduce something to that end in drbd8 . 

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