Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
From: Felix Frank <ff at mpexnet.de> Sent: Tue 21-02-2012 10:05 > On 02/21/2012 12:03 AM, Andreas Bauer wrote: > > So when vm-master is Primary, vm-slave is Secondary, and I force-detach the > backing device on vm-master, DRBD will automatically make vm-slave the Primary > and direct writes to that host? > > no. > > The secondary remains secondary. However, the primary cannot write to > its local disk (seeing as it is detached), so writes are done *only* on > the secondary (normally, any write is done on both nodes). > > When the diskless node eventually gets access to a backing storage > device again (the old disk or a new one), it resyncs with the UpToDate > one and you're back to normal. > > Of course, if you loose connectivity or the peer's disk, you're down to > "no disk", and therefore out of operation. > > HTH, > Felix Thanks, it does help. So a node can be Primary and inconsistent while the opposite node is Secondary and UpToDate and read requests are (necessarily) satisfied over network. Didn't know that. regards, Andreas