Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
David Hoskinson wrote: > I am testing a replicated mail server system for use in our group. I have > two boxes with identical 20 GB partions on /dev/mapper/VolGroup01-LogVol00 > on each machine. I have configured heartbeat and drbd to sync these > partitions. When I shut down the primary machine, I am able to promote the > secondary machine to primary and mount /mnt/drbd and the folder has the > correct files in it, however it will not automatically promote itself. > > Its my understanding from my reading that that software should switch > machines and roles automatically, is this correct? > > Hello, Heartbeat v1 could only migrate when node is dead. I suggest to use heartbeat v2 - which is more complicated, but it has a lot of features  - http://www.linux-ha.org/GettingStartedV2 Best regards Maciej Bogucki