[DRBD-user] disconnecting hangs after ko-count failure

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Jan 22 19:25:48 CET 2008

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?

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