Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 06:42:56PM +0100, Walter Haidinger wrote: > > > Your al-extents setting is extremely low too (at 19). What prompted you to do that? > > Again, the drbd.conf man-page. ;-) > > It says e.g. " A higher number of extents gives longer resync times > but less updates to the meta-data.". > > Well, the link is slow (~ 500 kB/s) compared to the meta-data device > which is a local LVM logical volume on a raid array. So I thought I > use a low number of al-extents to favor a smaller rsync time at the > negligible cost of meta-data updates. > > Is there something wrong with that reasoning? if it works for you, it is just fine. that is why it is a tunable. out of curiosity, because this is one of the more excentric drbd usages I heard of so far: what kind of "application" is living there? what is the distance you cover with your WLAN? -- : Lars Ellenberg http://www.linbit.com : : DRBD/HA support and consulting sales at linbit.com : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Tel +43-1-8178292-0 : : Vivenotgasse 48, A-1120 Vienna/Europe Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : __ please use the "List-Reply" function of your email client.