[DRBD-user] pacemaker and xen driven drbd

Davide Vaghetti davide.vaghetti at ing.unipi.it
Mon Jul 25 09:45:00 CEST 2011

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On 07/25/2011 09:33 AM, Felix Frank wrote:
> Hi,
> On 07/22/2011 03:40 PM, Davide Vaghetti wrote:
>> 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
> I may be being dense, but I really don't follow.
> So you remove DRBD from your runlevel. Yet you do have
> heartbeat/corosync in your runlevel, no?
> Seeing as there are DRBD devices in your CIB, pacemaker will start DRBD.
> I disbelieve you need to enumerate each last DRBD in your CIB just
> because pacemaker wants to be in charge of starting/stopping DRBD.
> Of course, whenever you set a node to standby, all your DRBDs will get
> stopped. This may or may not be what you want, depending on your scenario.
> Maybe I'm missing some other obvious issue.
> HTH,
> Felix

Hi Felix,

Thanks for the answer.
I'll try doing as you say and let the list know if the drbd startup from 
pacemaker does not imply configuring every drbd device as a cluster 

Dott. Davide Vaghetti
Centro Servizi Informatici Facolta' di Ingegneria
Universita' di Pisa

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