[DRBD-user] ZFS

Jan Schermer jan at schermer.cz
Mon Oct 17 09:01:08 CEST 2016

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

> On 16 Oct 2016, at 21:18, Gandalf Corvotempesta <gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com> wrote:
> Il 16 ott 2016 19:19, "Jan Schermer" <jan at schermer.cz <mailto:jan at schermer.cz>> ha scritto:
> >
> > That would be us :)
> Really? Can you describe your infrastructure?

3 storages, many more hypervisors, data triplicated... that's the usual scenario

> > There seems to be some confusion.
> > Do you want to assemble ZFS on top of DRBD devices or do you want to use ZFS instead of LVM?
> I would like to use zfs on top of drbd or, better, use drbd on top of zfs raid.
> I would like to avoid an hardware raid controller and use zfs for it, but i don't know how to put drbd and zfs together

We use ZFS on the storages, ZVOLs on top of that, each ZVOL makes up part of the DRBD resource that gets exported to the hypervisor.

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