[Dovecot] two dovecot server using the same file system
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Mon Nov 24 11:11:24 EET 2008
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On Fri, 21 Nov 2008, Scott Silva wrote:
> I thought DRBD only let one node have write access to the shared filesystem at
> a time?
And I though DRDB is not a filesystem at all, but a block sharing
is very clear about it:
"A consequence of mirroring data on block device level is that you can
only access your data (using a file system) on the active node. This is
not a shortcoming of DRBD; this is caused due to the nature of most file
systems (ext3, XFS, JFS, ext4, ...). These file systems are designed for
one computer accessing one disk, so they cannot cope with two computers
accessing one (virtually) shared disk."
Just use a filesystem that allows to be accessed multiple times natively.
Unfortunately, DRDB.org does not mention a filesystem to overcome the
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