Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thu, 2010-03-11 at 10:07 +0000, Guy wrote: > Hi, > > I'm going to be installing some new storage servers fairly soon using > DRBD. I currently have 2 servers with this sort of config: > r0 Primary/Secondary > r1 Secondary/Primary > > I'm considering changing to something like this: > r0 Primary/Secondary > r1 Primary/Secondary > r2 Primary/Secondary > r3 Secondary/Primary > r4 Secondary/Primary > r5 Secondary/Primary > > on top of a 4x2TB RAID 10. > > This is in the interests of splitting users (mailboxes) into smaller > partitions. Should a full sync ever be necessary then there's only be > 130G to sync rather than 950GB like I have now. > > Are there any gotchas or good reasons that having multiple partitions > like that are a bad idea? The original configuration I had has worked > fine for ages apart from the servers not coping well with a full > resync while still being under load. > > Thanks > Guy > It'll work, but I think you're optimistic in your resync numbers. If one node dies, requiring a full resync of a resource, chances are it'll need a full resync of _all_ resources. Mark. -- Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS Senior Systems Engineer, Managed Services Manpower www.QinetiQ.com QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions GPG Key: http://www.linux-corner.info/mwatts.gpg -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 198 bytes Desc: This is a digitally signed message part URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20100311/6cf4ae4e/attachment.pgp>