On Sat, 13 Apr 2002 02:35, Libor Van?k wrote:
> Please - can you send me some more information about network block
> devices? I absolutely doesn't know what it is and how to use it ;)
Network block devices are a way to mount a raw disk volume across a network.
Think of it as RAID1 but over a network. They are very useful as a HA
solution. There are a couple of them for Linux - the standard kernel has
shipped with NBD for a long time. (I've never used NBD though).
Probabily the best thing is to point you towards the DRBD pages:
(Public Key available on request.)