[DRBD-user] Accelerate first initialization

Sebastian Riemer sebastian.riemer at profitbricks.com
Fri Jul 8 10:58:06 CEST 2011

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Hi Vincent,

did you try to set/increase the syncer rate? The default is 10 MB/s
which is really slow.
We've set 1000M for our InfiniBand network so that the storage speed
becomes the limiting factor.




On 08/07/11 10:47, Vincent Maugé wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to drbd and I am wondering if there is a way to accelerate
> first initialization for new server (I mean without any usefull data).
> I find the doc on
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide-emb/s-using-truck-based-replication.html
> but I have a Raid 6 so I cannot use raid rebuild to mirror two
> servers.
> I know if such a solution exist it won't be useful in case of failure
> but could reduce time for usage.
> Regards,
> Vincent
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