[DRBD-user] pacemaker and xen driven drbd

Davide Vaghetti davide.vaghetti at ing.unipi.it
Fri Jul 22 15:52:16 CEST 2011

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On 07/22/2011 03:40 PM, Davide Vaghetti wrote:
> Hi list,
> lately I needed to have drbd resources controlled by a pacemaker cluster
> built to manage xen vms. Until now I managed drbd devices directly
> through xen, that makes life a lot easier, but it doesn't work for HVM
> xen vms. So, now I need to handle promotion to primary via pacemaker,
> but just for a few drbd devices. My problem is that the linbit ocf drbd
> resource for pacemaker need drbd not be started by init.d at boot time,
> but that will oblige me to move some 40+ plus drbd devices handling
> inside pacemaker and modify all the xen vms configuration, and I really
> prefer to keep things as simple as possible. So is there anything I can
> do to avoid the migration? Since I don't need advanced drbd features
> (stacking and so on) I thought I could use the old ocf resource, even
> though I'm a little bit scared by the
> "WARNING-this-is-deprecated-we-will-delete-it-asap". What do you suggest?
> Regards
> davide

Sorry, I forgot the specs:

Debian Squeeze
drbd 8.3.7
xen 4.01

thanks in advance for any help
Dott. Davide Vaghetti
Centro Servizi Informatici Facolta' di Ingegneria
Universita' di Pisa

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