Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 2008-09-12T11:54:38, Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg at linbit.com> wrote: > don't do that. > won't work with any handlers. > for the "floating peer" stuff to work in practice, > we'd need much more work in the user land tools. > > while a neat idea in theory, > it does not work out in practice. That's simply not true. It works, but it does not work with dopd. That is a difference. ;-) > so the whole "floating peer" stuff is a hack in itself. > does anybody out there really use it? Yes, I think we have one or two customers use it to move the peers. Each rack has access to a separate SAN. > it might be possible to get this hack sort of working > by adding more hacks. like telling the kernel which > "nodename" to fake when calling the user space helpers. > > but I don't think that would be a good idea. I actually think that dopd is the real hack, and drbd instead should listen to the notifications we provide, and infer the peer state by that means ... ;-) Regards, Lars -- Teamlead Kernel, SuSE Labs, Research and Development SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg) "Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes." -- Oscar Wilde