Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Just a small question, Don't you have issues with the guest partitions being scanned on the hipervisor? On my servers it prevents drbd to start device Cheers Jose Felix Frank <ff at mpexnet.de> wrote: >Hi, > >On 09/23/2011 11:09 AM, Bart Coninckx wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> What would be a good strategy these days to accomplish this on a two >> node system (no external storage)? > >A simple LVM -> DRBD -> Guest Partitions approach has worked fine for me. > >> Do I need to complexity of a clustered filesystem? > >Where would that come into play? Are you thinking of using disk image >files for your guests? That sounds icky. > >> Could I throw LVM snapshots for backup somewhere in the mix too? > >Absolutely. But then, you can just sever the replication link and end up >with a "free" unchanging image on the Secondary. >Don't let your primary crash at that time, though - snapshots should add >more safety. > >> I looked at http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-xen-configure-domu.html , >> but this seems to exclude HVM guests. > >I think it's a good option to have Xen use the DRBDs as plain block >devices, i.e., Xen doesn't need to be aware of DRBD. >I believe I read on this list that live migration is quite possible so >long as both nodes become primary on time. > >HTH, >Felix >_______________________________________________ >drbd-user mailing list >drbd-user at lists.linbit.com >http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > >-- >This message has been scanned for viruses and >dangerous content by MailScanner, and is >believed to be clean. -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.