[DRBD-user] Raw devices supported on top of DRBD?

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Tue Aug 26 18:02:17 CEST 2008

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

If you do have to use something horribly obsolescent like raw devices,
of course you can. These days, O_DIRECT would be the way to go from the
application's end.


Gusti Gonzalez wrote:
> Hi,
> Oracle, and presumably other DBMS, can base their storage on raw devices.
> Can these raw devices be based on top of DRBD?
> Thanks
> Gusti.

: Florian G. Haas
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