[DRBD-user] DRBD8, dedicated repository for PVE 4

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Dec 26 16:56:27 CET 2016

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

> Even work well for the live migration of VMs? ... I did not know about of
> it, AFAIK, for get a live migration successfully, also is necessary change
> other things in PVE (i guess that the code in the module of live migration
> has to be changed).

sure, live migration works.
> And although i want to use DRBD9, the problem is that isn't ready for his 
> use in production environments, according to the recommendation of Lars 
> Ellenberg, so in the meantime, i will have to use necessarily DRBD8.

AFAIK DRBD9 is stable (or will be soon?)

> Moreover, about PVE and his module of "live migration", i would like to
> ask you...
> 1- Do it has the option of execute previous and subsequent commands to the
> same run of the live migration? (As it has vzdump).

that is simply not necessary (DRBD9 auto promotion ...)

> 2- If the answer is negative, can you add such feature?.
> 3- And if the answer es positive, can you do a explain about of that in the
> PVE Wiki, or here?
> (That would be fantastic for me)

ALL DRBD9 related code is now managed by Linbit. AFAIK they plan to provide
documentation soon on the DRBD site.

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