[DRBD-user] What to do about read errors on the primary?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Wed Sep 19 08:53:58 CEST 2012

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Tuesday 18 September 2012 19:42:24 Alan Robertson wrote:
> On 09/18/2012 04:37 PM, Arnold Krille wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Tuesday 18 September 2012 10:05:31 Alan Robertson wrote:
> >> There was another note mentioning backups...
> >> DRBD is designed to protect against server and disk failures. Backups
> >> primarily protect against human errors, disasters and so on - and I do
> >> have backups...
> > 
> > You called your drbd-setup a backup. Its not a backup and you know it.
> I have a separate 3T ESATA removable hard drive I use for backups.  I
> can see it from where I sit.   But you apparently know better than I do
> what I have in my house.  Quite a remarkable feat from  many thousands
> of miles away.
> Why do you presume I'm such an idiot?

Call me an arrogant asshole, but:

On Monday 17 September 2012 16:04:09 Alan Robertson wrote:
> I have read errors on the primary side, which caused the secondary to go
> into an "inconsistent" state.  This means that the disk which
> desperately needs backing up, is no longer being backed up (!).

Sorry I misinterpreted that. Mea culpa.

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