Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-02-25 23:33:52 +0000 \ Mark Hellman: > I suffered several kernel crashes while using DRBD. It seems I have > identified the cause. > > While the Primary host is SyncingAll to the Secondary host, the user > is able to mount the /dev/nb0. But if I mount /dev/nb0 at > /mnt/drbd_mountpoint/, and afterwards I run: > mount --bind /mnt/drbd_mountpoint/somedir /etc/somedir > I get a kernel freeze or crash (on the Primary host). "freeze or crash": can you be more specific on the symptoms? do you get any kernel messages that may be related to it? > This only happens while a SyncingAll is being performed. When it is > finished, "mount --bind" works fine. [other mail]: > Actually, it also crashes when the sync is done. I still haven't > identified a pattern... Ok, so your kernel "freezes" "sometimes" when you do a mount --bind like above. This is not the best starting point for debugging... > I am running SuSE 9.0, 2.4.21-166 kernel, and DRBD 0.6.11 on top of > LVM (sitting on top of ReiserFS). ReiserFS DRBD LVM, right? Does current CVS DRBD help? (you never know) > Now I decided to change the physical device filesystem from ReiserFS > to JFS. I will post some news if I notice something revelant. Thanks. Lars Ellenberg