[DRBD-user] existing volume

Rohit Upadhyay vivacious at sify.com
Thu Aug 5 09:42:13 CEST 2010

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

What is the advantage of DRBD's own protocol over iSCSI?
Given the availability of iSCSI initiator & target, what was the reason to
go to the length of developing own protocol?

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 9:15 PM, Mike Lovell <mike at dev-zero.net> wrote:

>  Rohit Upadhyay wrote:
> Thanks Mike for answering. Another query:
> How is transport between 2 machines handled? What protocol is used in place
> of iSCSI / NBD?
> Can it work without DRBD installed on other side?
> the transport is TCP. the protocol is its own protocol. it needs drbd
> installed and configured on the remote side.
> mike
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