[Linux-HA] DRBD V8 and Heartbeat V2
Raoul Bhatia [IPAX]
r.bhatia at ipax.at
Fri Dec 21 01:29:51 MST 2007
Terry Hull wrote:
> I saw the docs on linux-ha.org for using Heartbeat V2 with DRBD 7 in a
> master / slave arrangement. It also says the configuration is not for
> version 8 of DRBD. I have a few questions about this:
> 1) Is there a document that describes doing the same thing with DRBD 8?
not to my knowledge. you can search the archives thou to get some
information on doing so.
> 2) What is the advantage of using DRBD in a master / slave arrangement
> over having it work as a Active / Passive service?
master/slave, to my knowledge, is the heartbeat term for active/passive
or primary/secondary. so as long as you're not having two masters (aka
master/master aka primary/primary aka active/active) there shouldn't be
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