[DRBD-user] drbd on ramdisks

Andre Nathan andre at digirati.com.br
Fri Nov 19 18:34:21 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 Fri, 2010-11-19 at 10:29 -0600, J. Ryan Earl wrote:

> Ramdisks have been used in the past for performance benchmarking DRBD
> for which they prove useful.  Have you initialized your ramdisk?  Are
> you able to manually write to /dev/ram0 on both machines?  Like have
> you put a filesystem on /dev/ram0 and mounted it?

Yes. This works:

# mke2fs -m 0 /dev/ram0
# mount /dev/ram0 /mnt/
# mount|grep ram
/dev/ram0 on /mnt type ext2 (rw)


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