Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Cameron Smith wrote: > I am preparing for my first deployment of DRBD and have a few questions. > > My initial setup is two servers. One is a functioning server and will > be the primary and the second is currently not used and will be my > secondary. > > The DRBD instructions say: > > "After you have installed DRBD, you must set aside a roughly > identically sized storage area on both cluster nodes. This will become > the lower-level device for your DRBD resource." > > What is this storage area for? > This is where the data you want replicated will go. So if you have /dev/sdb as the block device you want to replicate, you will need a block device of the same size on your secondary to replicate to. > How big does it need to be? > However big you want it :) > Is this just where DRBD keeps it's own data to function or is this > where the actual replicated source data needs to be and where the > destination will go? > > Thanks! > Cameron > _______________________________________________ > drbd-user mailing list > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > LINBIT - Your Way to High Availability 7959 SW Cirrus Dr. Beaverton, OR 97008 http://www.linbit.com