[Linux-HA] New file server
lmb at suse.de
Thu Jun 3 10:50:15 MDT 2004
Lars Ellenberg <l.g.e at web.de> said:
> anyways, think of a 3.8 TB device.
> if you want to *esure* that they are binary identical,
> for a new setup, it is *much* faster to do a
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/lower_level_device bs=1M
> on both nodes, then setup drbd, make one node
> primary, and create a file system on top of it,
> than to have all those 3.8 TB go over the network,
> even though the don't contain any information.
> so I don't think to enforce an initial sync is that brilliant...
Right, but it should be the default, and smart people then get to
override / bypass it ;-)
Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>
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