Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
hi, On Tuesday 12 September 2006 20:29, KOZMAN Balint wrote: > On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Tony's Linux wrote: > > hi, > > > > I want to use drbd for Samba and Samba already sits on /var/lib/samba in > > SuSe 10.1. > > I created a new partition /dev/hda6 which i would like to use for Samba > > only. A few qusestion come to mind: > > > > 1. What happens if there are already some files in that > > directory,ie., /var/lib/samba ? > > Well, nothing until /var/lib/samba and /dev/hda6 have nothing in common. > Once you decide to use /dev/hda6 as part of a drbd array, you will need > to mount /var/lib/samba there. But you will never need to access /dev/hda6 > directly, as drbd will hide the underlying devices, so you'll want to > mount the "upper" drbd device. > understand this bit. > > 2. Will drbd handle files which are already in that directory ? Or do i > > have to back it up and then copied it into the directory ? > > Definetly not. Before creating a drbd md, take care of backuping your data > first. So the existing data will not not replicated ? is this right ? > > > Cheers, > Balint