[DRBD-user] dual primary mode with which FS

Lars Täuber taeuber at bbaw.de
Tue Mar 23 15:28:22 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.


Martijn Dekkers <mwd at lemon-computing.com> schrieb:
> >>> I have to set up drbd 8.0.14 (Debian stable) in dual-primary mode. One
> >>> node has to read and write while the other node only need read access.
> Maybe a redundant question - why would you want this specific setup?

Maybe the secondary node is the one that wants read-only access.
Reading from the primary which in turn reads from the secondary when its drives are gone is just network overhead.

Here is a reason why Andreas needs a cluster FS: E.g. ext3 will only by accident get to know about a change in fs.


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