Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Hi, On 11/08/2012 12:18 PM, "[SOLTECSIS] Carles Xavier Munyoz Baldó" wrote: > Hi, > We are creating a PROXMOX 2 cluster using DRBD and we have doubts about > which of the next options is better: > (A) DRBD over LVM. > (B) DRBD as a PV for LVM. > > Which is the best option? > > I remember that I have read that DRBD over LVM is not a recomended > configuration, but I don't remember why. I believe that I have readed > that in the DRBD documentation itself, but I'm not able to find it now. > > Anyone knows if exists any kind of problem using DRBD over LVM? it does work :-) I'm not at all sure what's better performance-wise. If your backing device is an LV, you do incur a write penalty to all drbd interactions on both nodes. Still, that doesn't mean that the setup will be slower than the other way around. It's usually a good idea to make your own tests, hopefully with a most befitting workload. Cheers, Felix