[Linux-HA] Are there any Linux alternatives to drbd and heartbeat?
sergeyfd at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 08:48:30 MST 2010
On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/10/2010 9:27 AM, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 12/10/10 2:20 AM, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>>>>> See "LRM operation WebSite_start_0 unknown error" from November, that's
>>>>> where your pdf led me. By the time I hit "unknown error" starting drbd
>>>>> resource -- set up exactly as you describe, I've spent close to a week
>>>>> trying to replicate the setup that takes< an hour. So I replaced it it
>>>>> with haresources and everything started to work.
>>>> This does not at all back up your claim that there is no documentation.
>>>> All this shows is that EPEL5 (what you tried it on) is different from
>>>> Fedora-13 (what the guide was written for).
>>> Who would use fedora for anything that needed a highly available server?
>> I believe you're missing the point.
> No, just looking from the point of view of a reader, not the writer of
> said document.
>> Fedora was chosen for the documentation because it is freely available
>> and contains current versions of the necessary dependancies.
>> SLES/RHEL are not free, EPEL5 does not meet for the second criteria
>> and EPEL6 does not yet exist.
> Does ubuntu LTS fit into this scheme anywhere?
>> No-one is suggesting all clusters should run on Fedora. I was clearly
>> trying to say that instructions for A are unlikely to work unmodified
>> for B.
> So perhaps the appropriate question would be where to find the
> instructions for B - or a platform suitable for general use. Which is
> what I thought came up on this thread long ago but with some sort of
> disagreement about its existence.
What exactly you want to build? The only thing that you probably can't
do on CentOS5 using DRBD/Corosync or Heartbeat/Pacemaker is building
an active/active dual master cluster with share clustering file system
like OCSF2, And that is because kernel is too old there. everything
else is possible.
If you do need a dual master (which is a pretty rare case) then use
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