[DRBD-user] Error on primary server copied to secondary too?

Christopher Hawkins chawkins at bplinux.com
Fri Nov 10 13:34:01 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.

> If on primary server happens an error on filesystems (i.e. 
> XFS) of the partitions that I mirror with drbd, is this error 
> "copied" to the secondary server too?
> If this is true, how can I avoid this?

The traditional answer to your question is to guard against this by having a
backup. DRBD, or any kind of RAID, protects against disk failure. Backups
protect against corrupted and / or deleted data. 

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