[DRBD-user] Local Asynchronous Replication

Nick Couchman Nick.Couchman at seakr.com
Tue Jan 25 20:27:51 CET 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

> These steps may or may not work, I hope DRBD isn't smarter than is good
> for itself ;-)
> ip addr add dev eth1
> ip addr add dev eth1
> echo -e '\tselfA' >> /etc/hosts
> echo -e '\tselfB' >> /etc/hosts
> Then use selfA and selfB as peers in your DRBD configuration.
> All of this is untested, but I hope you get the general idea. Yes, the
> addresses are arbitrary.
> HTH,
> Felix

I will give this a shot.  Some initial tests I did late last week,
however, showed that DRBD expects one of the peers in the config file
for a resource to be the actual hostname of the machine that it's
running on.  But maybe I can trick it into working...


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