Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 2010-08-31 08:30, Jiann-Ming Su wrote: > On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 4:19 PM, nash_nash <jigs2410 at gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Hi , >> >> I am new to DRBD as well as Linux. >> >> While going through DRBD set up steps i figured that i need to create a >> partition and mount it. And also try to allocate space for meta-data. >> >> My question 1) is it possible to do this on a server which is already >> running in development mode. OR do i need to start from scratch? >> >> 2) Can i copy 2 directories over to redundant server for e.g. /home/xxx/yyy >> and /opt/zzz ? >> >> 3) Is it possible to have the directories of different size on primary and >> secondary server? >> >> >> Please let me any other information is required .I would appreciate any >> help/tips. >> > > First, you should understand that DRBD is network RAID-1. It mirrors > data over the network. The backing device on each node can be either > low level device like /dev/sda1 or a logical volume. In the versions > I'm familiar with (0.8), There is no DRBD 0.8. It's DRBD 8. only one of the nodes can mount the drbd > device as read write. DRBD 8 can do dual-Primary. Which is not required for the vast majority of use cases though. http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/ is probably a good starting point. Cheers, Florian -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: signature.asc Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 262 bytes Desc: OpenPGP digital signature URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20100831/ed943732/attachment.pgp>