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DRBD Madness on Virtual Environment (XEN)

Right now I am using DRBD to replicate two directories (/var/www and /var/spool/mail) on two different XEN VPS's and they're 7000 Miles away from each other! on the top of that I am using a ...
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2answers
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DRBD Dual-Primary Obstacles

I have DRBD installed and configured on two different servers, everything is working as expected but I am having a horrible I/O disk read/write speed and network latency like crazy, my shared ...
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0answers
50 views

GFS2 without LVM on CentOS 5.7

I am using DRBD and I just synced 40GB between 2 nodes for the last 3 days and I am using GFS2 without LVM, I formatted the partition just fine but now I can't mount it /sbin/mount.gfs2: invalid ...
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1answer
97 views

Installing DRBD on XEN CentOS 5.8 (Stable)

I am trying for days to achieve HA with fault tolerance between my existing two XEN VPS's one located in Tokyo and the other located in US (both have the same setup and the same configurations, I am ...
2
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2answers
829 views

Xen DomU on DRBD device: barrier errors

I'm testing setting up a Xen DomU with a DRBD storage for easy failover. Most of the time, immediatly after booting the DomU, I get an IO error: [ 3.153370] EXT3-fs (xvda2): using internal journal ...
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4answers
539 views

A better inexpensive 2 node cluster

There is a Xen cluster that setup that I really like. It consists of 2 nodes (let's call them 1 and 2). Each node has 2 non-raided drives (A and B). A1 replicates to A2 through DRBD and B2 to B1. ...
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3answers
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After LVM/DRBD resize df is reporting incorrect information

I have a Debian Xen DomU which has a DRBD mounted partition. I needed to resize this partition from 46G to 50G. I did the following: Stopped DRBD on the secondary node: /etc/init.d/drbd stop ...
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1answer
188 views

Is it possible use replicated storage in a network RAID 1 fashion?

I was wondering if there was any way to replicate the functionality of the HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance using open source tools? Basically the HP VSA lets you replicate in the same ...
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4answers
1k views

DRBD on a file (rather than partition)

We have a number of Xen virtual machines that use disk image files. disk = ["file:/xen/vbd/something.vbd,sda1,w"] We'd like to use DRBD to replicate these files for backup (as opposed to the mess ...
0
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1answer
472 views

How to mount a drbd/gfs logical volume from Xen VM?

Any hint on how to do this for primary/primary? I have drbd and gfs running ok, I can see the logical volume from the DomU but dont know how to mount it. Should I install gfs on DomU and mount??? ...
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2answers
311 views

Pygrub with DRBD on Xen 3.2

we have a two-node cluster using DRBD 8.2 on CentOS 5.2 64bit. The cluster runs a few VMs on top of Xen 3.2.1, here's the configuration for an Ubuntu Jaunty VM: name = 'dev' bootloader = ...
2
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1answer
1k views

DRBD/LVM/Xen Setup not re-syncing/updating

I have a problem with a HA Cluster running on CentOS 5.4 x86_64. Software used: DRBD 8 (kmod-drbd-xen-8.0.16-5.el5_3.x86_64 / drbd-8.0.16-5.el5.centos) Heartbeat LVM2 Xen 3.1.2 My DRBD ...
1
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2answers
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DRBD as a block device for XEN VM (Centos 5.3)

I have setup a drbd resource between 2 server nodes - everything works correctly when doing sync tests between the two. (I want to create a HA cluster using drbd,xen and heartbeat) However, when I ...
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3answers
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CentOS 5.3 64bit, XEN and DRBD

After numerous Google searches and attempts to rectify this issue I decided to post here... hopefully someone here can assist me, please?? I have setup 2 dell poweredge r200 servers with Centos 5.3 ...
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3answers
8k views

DRBD on a disk with existing file system that takes all the place

I'm currently trying to simulate the environment via XEN. I have installed two debian systems with such FS layout: cltest1:/etc# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...