Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
dear sires, i am planning to create a red. shared storage with two nodes but have some questions after reading the drbd manual; 1. meta-disk internal means i do not have to take care about it because it will be created automatically based on drbd-size, al-extends and sync-rate? i think a few years ago when i read the first time a drbd docu there was the need to leave some free space behind the drbd-partition which were automatically used for the meta-disk - has this changed or do i need this just also? 2. meta-disk internal will be automatically created at the end of the partition - so, on raid hardware you can increase the storage on the underlaying device by adding more disks and grow the partition, but what does this mean for drbd? when the partition will grow and the meta-disk stay on its position - will it be overwritten after some time? or will it automatically move to the end of the partition, or is it generally not possible to increase a drbd-device and should be rather build new? 3. are there some recommendations for getting a fairly good performance on following hardware? two nodes with hw-raid-6 on 8 harddisks, drbd partition size 4tb, 3x gbit server nic's bonding mode 0 with 2.15 gbits/sec throughput - jumbo frames on for syncing only (iperf), permanent write data rate on the raw device with ~540mb/sec (dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1024000 count=200000) i know there are some parameters to modify but i am a beginner and do not need this everyday so maybe someone can provide some of these values from his experiences; thanks in advance -- View this message in context: http://old.nabble.com/drbd-questions-tp27705502p27705502.html Sent from the DRBD - User mailing list archive at Nabble.com.