Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Wed Feb 3 12:09:27 CET 2010

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

On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 02:09 -0800, Qwerty-1 wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Thanks. sorry for weired questions. Problem is that i am not able to make
> picture in mind how all the stuff is working.i know how DRBD works. but i am
> not able to relate DRBD with RAID.
> Can we use DRBD without RAID? 

Yes, of course.

DRBD sits on top of block devices. The following are block devices:

Raw disk		/dev/sda
Partitions 		/dev/sdb3
LVM Volumes		/dev/mapper/volume0
Software RAID Device	/dev/md0

And so on.


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer, Managed Services Manpower
QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions
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