[DRBD-user] Can drbd devices created on two machine from two different LV path can sync properly?

Felix Frank ff at mpexnet.de
Mon Apr 4 14:46:21 CEST 2011

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On 04/01/2011 11:19 AM, siva subramani wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to make drbd devices in sync in following scenario
> Create drbd device on top of the logical volume on two machines as follows
> System1:
> /dev/drbd1 from /dev/*VG_Node-1*/LV1
> System 2:
> /dev/sdrbd1 from /dev/*VG_Node-2*/LV1
> Will drbd device work properly when I sync between drbd1 device from
> system 1 and system 2?
> I'm asking this question because the name of the Volume Group is
> different on two machines.

Hi, this scenario does not pose a technical difficulty. The backing
devices can of course be different among nodes.

Careful: While DRBD has no problems with this, your operator staff
might. Matching device names make it easier to comprehend a setup.


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