[DRBD-user] A simple test

Ryan Steele steele at agora-net.com
Wed Jun 13 16:33:36 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.

Siim Vahtre wrote:
>> And, just to be clear, all of my other devices (including the drbd 
>> data devices) are RAIDed, so you're a bit off the mark by accusing me 
>> (even implicitly) of saying "I use DRBD, there is no need for RAID 
>> underneath."
> Umm... I'm probably missing something but what's the point of RAID then?
> If one of the disks crashes (the one where DRBD metadata is on), DRBD 
> metadata is gone and you can no longer use the DRBD disk, even though 
> the "data" part is using RAID and might be safe.
> So what's the point of RAID if your data will be inaccessible anyway?
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I'm not arguing the use of RAID on the meta-disk.  I was asking a 
question and got an answer from Lars - I agree, after hearing his point, 
that RAID1 will be beneficial.  I'm not sure why we're still discussing it?

Ryan Steele
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