[sclug] Mirror disks across machines like distributed RAID?

John Stumbles sclug at yaph.org.uk
Sat Jan 2 23:42:27 UTC 2010

Dickon Hood wrote:

> iSCSI.  Export the block device from the server to the client, use it as
> any other block device (so add it to LVM / md / whathaveyou) on the
> client.  Job's a goodun.  And it's standard.

Hmmm, I guess that might work with md (though if the box you've mounted 
the remote drive on goes down you've then got to mount the remote drive 
on the remote box and carry on from there). But with LVM doesn't the 
entire virtual filesystem get borked if any part of it goes down?

John Stumbles                                       http://yaph.org.uk

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