[DRBD-user] configuring 2 services on 2 hosts

J. Ryan Earl oss at jryanearl.us
Thu Jan 6 19:20:20 CET 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 10:48 AM, J <j at koarcg.com> wrote:

> So is setting up 2 brbd's in opposite configurations on 2 hosts a good
> idea? I'm mostly worried about
> performance and the headache of admin if the links go down. 2 cases of
> split brain on 2 boxes
> doesn't sound fun at all.

Your scenario sounds like you should have 2 active-passive DRBD devices.
 Active-passive split-brains are much more rare than in active-active
(dual-primary) configurations, and typically require some user-intervention
to create the split-brain condition.

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