[DRBD-user] Replication over Fiber Links

jayfitzpatrick at gmail.com jayfitzpatrick at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 18:11:17 CET 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

Hi Mark.

I suspected the same, but our storage guy was hoping that there was some  
way of having the fiber cards talking to each other without the need for  
the tcpip encapsulation, therefore reducing the overhead


On Dec 8, 2009 4:20pm, Mark Watts <m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-12-08 at 11:38 +0000, Jason Fitzpatrick wrote:

> > Hi all

> >

> > Just wondering if it is possible to replicate DRBD over a fiber link..

> >

> > we have 2 datacenters connected by multiple "dark" fiber links, and

> > would like to have DRBD replication over said links as apposed to

> > network links.

> Well, if you bought Fiber-Ethernet cards, I suspect that would work.

> Mark.

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