[DRBD-user] drbd-0.7.5 on alpha, process stuck in D state after (simulated) disk failure

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Dec 22 14:17:52 CET 2004

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> So far everything looks good, but I run into a big problem: All
> processes trying to access the mounted filesystem (ext3, mounted on
> /var/redundant) are stuck in D state and never return. It seems that
> drbd is not processing any requests, though it seems to be in a sane state.
> Has anyone experienced something akin to this? Has anyone sucessfully
> used drbd on alpha? Maybe I stumbled upon a 64bit problem? (alpha is
> 64bit little endian).
> If this is a bug, maybe one of the developers can direct me in the right
> direction on how to debug this. I'd be more than happy to put in a
> couple of hours of debugging :)
> I'm going to try using the 2.6 kernel tree, but I really would prefer
> the 2.4 tree for production, because IMHO 2.6 isn't there yet (close,
> but still).

DRBD is ought to work on ALPHA. Hmmm, before I look into this, may
I ask you to confim that this is also true with drbd-0.7.7 ?

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