[DRBD-user] Drbd on a 5.5tb array

Werner Fischer werner.fischer at fh-hagenberg.at
Fri Jan 12 15:03:06 CET 2007

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Hi Garith,

the open source version of DRBD supports up to 4 TiB as maximal overall
size of all devices.

If you need >4 TiB you need to use DRBD+ (you can buy licenses for it
from Linbit).

Details see http://www.linbit.com/fileadmin/linbit/DRBD-Factsheet.pdf

best wishes,

On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 12:36 +0200, Garith Dugmore wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm planning to mirror a 5.5tb array with drbd and would like to hear of 
> users' experiences with the software on large arrays.
> Currently approximately 2.0tb of data exists on one the servers; is 
> there an way to setup drbd on both servers without interrupting services?
> Looking forward to a reply.
> Thnx,

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