[DRBD-user] Stand alone

James D. Wilson jwilson at transolutions.net
Wed Jul 4 21:00:54 CEST 2007

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

Thanks for the reply. I decided to create a seperate partition for the metadata Like the second link below suggests.

----- Original Message -----
From: Maxim Doucet <maxim at alamaison.fr>
To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
Sent: Wednesday, July 4, 2007 3:58:30 AM GMT-0800
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Stand alone

James Wilson a écrit :
> I finally figured this one out. I do have another question though. Is
> it recommended to have a seperate partition for the metadata for each
> resource that already has data on it?
While dealing with internal or "on-partition" metadata, I have found
these links :
* http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2007-January/006194.html :
Leroy van Logchem explains the benefits of having a separate meta-disk,
especially in case of trouble
* http://billboebel.typepad.com/blog/2006/11/data_mirroring_.html : the
author, Bill Boebel, recommends to use a separate meta-disk
* http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-dev/2006-January/000328.html :
a Philipp Reisner's reminder about "internal vs external meta data" and

Perhaps it can be helpful. In all cases I think it's worth sharing
information on it.

Maxim Doucet - www.alamaison.fr
sys admin @ la maison

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