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SubjectRe: [DRIVER SUBMISSION] DRBD wants to go mainline
On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 11:17:43PM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>
> On Jul 21 2007 22:38, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> >
> >We implement shared-disk semantics in a shared-nothing cluster.
>
> If nothing is shared, the disk is not shared, but got shared-disk
> semantics? A little confusing.

Think of it as RAID1 over TCP.
Typically you have one Node in Primary, the other as Secondary,
replication target only.
But you can also have both Active, for use with a cluster file system.

So the semantics are like you have
two (to come: N) nodes and a shared disk.
only that there is not one shared disk,
but two (N) replicated ones.

btw, regarding linux kernel CodingStyle issues.
scripts/checkpatch.pl reports 2000+ lines of complaints.
I'm working on it now, it is mostly whitespace (lame excuse: phil grew
up with emacs and gnu coding style, sorry for that).

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