[Linux-HA] USB network question

Guochun Shi gshi at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Oct 12 09:16:40 MDT 2005


You cannot use usb directly, but you can use usb->seiral adapter then set up serial in configuration.
However there is a known problem if you use 2.x version and enable crm (http://www.osdl.org/developer_bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=880)
We are working on to solve the problem.

-Guochun
At 10:08 AM 10/11/2005 -0700, you wrote:
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>I need to setup the heartbeat (as well as DRBD replication) over a USB network.  I m running RHEL 4.  I was wondering if anyone had any recommended USB devices for doing this.  I have no experience networking with USB.
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>Basically we have a set of boxes with 1 NIC which is on a public network.  I don t want heartbeat traffic or DRBD replication to go through that.  I remember reading somewhere that you can use a special USB cable to setup a peer to peer network for doing just this.
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>Can someone point me in the right direction for the hardware needed and the configuration needed?
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>Thanks, 
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>Gary Smith
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