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Re: [DRBD-user] does drbd act like a loop device?

From: Dan Ringdahl <dan_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Mar 27 2013 - 19:13:06 GMT
To: Maurits van de Lande <M.vandeLande@VDL-Fittings.com>

I have been using it this way for over a year now without issue.

On 03/27/2013 03:40 AM, Maurits van de Lande wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm would like to use a volume cached with flashcache as a drbd
> backing device with drbd 8.3. In order for flashcache to work there
> should not be a loop device in the storage path.
>
> Like:
>
> /dev/sdb1 regular disk raid6 partition
>
> /dev/sdc1 SSD based raid 1 partition
>
> The I use flashcache_create -p back cachedev /dev/sdc1 /dev/sdb1 to
> create the cached disk
>
> Drbd will use /dev/mapper/cachedev
>
> Does drbd act like a loop device? Has anybody used drbd in this way?
> (This is a different setup as Florian Haas used with drbd 8.4)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Maurits van de Lande
>
>
>
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