Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Dan Barker <dbarker at visioncomm.net> wrote: >>> Eduardo, thank you for your input, but Virtual Box (workstation >>> product) is a completely different animal than Oracle VM (bare-metal >>> hypervisor). I don't get to choose the underlying storage, and OVM3 choses OCFS2. >>> >>> >>> >>> I guess I'll simply have to try it out and see if DRBD will compile/run/etc. >> >> It will. However OCFS2 will only work on Protocol C (dual-Primary mode requires >> synchronous replication by definition), so your original plan of using protocol >> A or B is out. >> >> Why do you need to compile though? I thought UEK2 shipped with DRBD. >> Or has that not been made available for Oracle VM yet? >> >> Florian >> > > That sounds encouraging. Not having to compile will mean I don't have to locate all the dependencies. > > "UEK2 shipped with DRBD." How would I check? "modinfo drbd; which drbdadm", or yum search drbd. > I have no need for dual-primary and I can't see how OCFS2 can even tell if the underlying block device is dual-primary or single-primary. Because the device wouldn't be writable on one of the nodes, which OCFS2 is sure to choke on? > I believe Eduardo was using dual-primary. I simply need to do a warm-failover (manual) in the event of a disaster. Probably need to do OCFS2-on-iSCSI with iSCSI-on-DRBD then. Florian -- Need help with High Availability? http://www.hastexo.com/now