[DRBD-user] Newbie on startup

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Tue Jul 1 09:42:17 CEST 2008

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Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm using drbd 8.2.6 on Centos5.1.
> Strictly following the userguide (two-nodes, primary/secondary role), I
> think I got it works ok :)
> One behaviour I notice is this:
> If I turn off both nodes, and then turn them on again. The status on
> both nodes become: Secondary/Secondary.
> I have to switch the first node: drbdadm primary.
> Is it the intended behaviour? 


> I mean I should manually tell the first
> node as the primary? 

Do it manually, have your cluster manager (e.g. Heartbeat) do it for
you, or (_only_ in the case of running GFS or OCFS2 on DRBD) set
"become-primary-on both;".

> What is the best practise?



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