[DRBD-user] drbd.conf - simple question re: device & disk

Luciano Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Fri Jun 22 13:46:44 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.

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 03:03:16PM -0700, Karl R. Balsmeier wrote:
>  Just a clarification question, -i'm new to setting up drbd and just want to 
>  know if "device" is a device being *created* on my system by way of this 
>  file and an active drbd, or an existing device in /dev I should list?
>  It appears very much like a variable, but in reading the man pages and 
>  FAQ's, it didn't explicitly say : (
>  device    /dev/drbd1;
>                  disk      /dev/hda7;

disk is the real, backend device, where the data will be stored.

device is the drbd device that will be created (automatically) on top of
the real device, and will be replicated by drbd.

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