Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Hi Michael, I do this all the time when replacing a cluster. Haha, I am a little surprised you ask this, as you are one of my hero's here ;-) You know that before DRBD completes its sync, you already can use its primary... So what made you to be unsure about this ? Freundliche grüssen / Kind regards, Nico Brian R. Hellman schreef: > Yes this is doable. > > One method would be install DRBD, setup your config and resources as > normal, including making your new server primary, then leave it in an > unconnected state. You can copy data to it at this point. > > Once you have your secondary server up and running then make the > necessary changes to your DRBD config, copy it to the secondary server, > reload DRBD on your primary, load it on your secondary and tell it to > connect. > > HTH, > Brian > > LINBIT - Your Way to High Availability > 8152 SW Hall Blvd., Suite #209 : Beaverton, OR 97008 > > http://www.linbit.com > > > Michael Schumacher wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I need to migrate two independent servers into a XEN/DRBD-setup with >> two machines. For this reason I want to >> -- build a new machine, >> -- set it up to replace the first server, >> -- move the first server on the new machine >> -- then move the second server temporarily as a XEN-instance onto the >> first server and then >> -- replace the second server with a new machine and >> -- move the temporary second server on its own machine. >> >> The idea is to be able to move both servers on one machine if the >> other breaks. >> >> The problem is that I would like to prepare the first machine with DRBD >> before I have the second node available. >> Playing around for two days show that there seems to be no way to set >> up a system that way. >> >> I was searching this list, various howtos and google without much >> success. >> >> Two questions: >> >> -- Does this work at all? >> -- Is there any reasonble Howto? >> >> >> best regards >> --- >> Michael Schumacher >> PAMAS Partikelmess- und Analysesysteme GmbH >> Dieselstr.10, D-71277 Rutesheim >> Tel +49-7152-99630 >> Fax +49-7152-996333 >> Geschäftsführer: Gerhard Schreck >> Handelsregister B Stuttgart HRB 252024 >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> drbd-user mailing list >> drbd-user at lists.linbit.com >> http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user >> > _______________________________________________ > drbd-user mailing list > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > -- Behandeld door / Handled by: N.J. van der Horn (Nico) --- ICT Support Vanderhorn IT-works, www.vanderhorn.nl, Kamer van Koophandel / Chambre of Commerce 24228233, Voorstraat 55, 3135 HW Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, Tel +31 10 2486060, Fax +31 10 2486061 -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20090811/dc32737f/attachment.htm>