[DRBD-user] drbd-8.0pre5 write conflict question

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Oct 3 17:15:23 CEST 2006

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/ 2006-10-03 17:00:45 +0200
\ KOZMAN Balint:
> Hello,
> > > Does that mean that pre5 shouldn't be used in primary-primary situations?
> >
> > the conflict detection code of everything before is broken too.
> > we recognized that, and ripped it out, and will put it back in soonish.
> > this time hopefully it will be correctly implemented.
> >
> > as long as you use ocfs, conflicting writes "should never happen" anyways.
> I'm using gfs, but I guess that should also do this job.
> > and of course, it is still not ready for production.
> > otherwise we won't name it 'pre', right?
> Right. However I'm using pre4 in production and it works quite well in
> primary-primary mode. :-)

I'm glad to hear that...
but, well, yes. as long as it works, it does.
the interesting bugs occur when something starts failing,
and the rest does not recover properly...  ;-)

btw, did you write a howto about that setup?
if not, try wiki.linux-ha.org and find a place for it!


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