[DRBD-user] Minor not found

Andreas Unterkircher unki at netshadow.at
Sat Jun 12 13:32:41 CEST 2004


thanks lars - that solved it!

>   alias block-major-43 drbd
>   options drbd minor_count=3

nice weekend,

andi

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lars Ellenberg" <Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com>
To: <drbd-user at nudlaug.linbit.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Minor not found


> / 2004-06-12 10:23:55 +0200
> \ Andreas Unterkircher:
> >
> > Hello list!
> >
> > I searched trough the archives, but didn't find any similar things...
> >
> > I have a setup with two cluster nodes (debian SID) and 3 drbd devices on
the
> > nodes. They run a plain 2.4.26 kernel with drbd 0.6.12.
> >
> > Nodes are named debian1 & debian2 - also connected through a crossover
cable
> > (drbddebian1 & drbddebian2).
> >
> > Sometimes, when i reboot the secondary node and it comes up again, i got
> > following message when drbd is starting in the bootup sequence:
> >
> >     "ERROR: Minor for /dev/nb2 'drbd2' not found in /proc/drbd"
> >
> > ... and drbd2 goes into unconfigured state or sometimes didn't appear in
> > /proc/drbd....
> > ... drbd0 & drbd1 are always ok and never had problems!
> >
> > After an manual "/etc/init.d/drbd restart" all went fine...
> >
> > All minors i think are at there right place (on both hosts):
>
> well, but minors from 2 upwards don't show up in _/proc/drbd_ unless you
> load the module with a minor_count=3 (or more. default is 2) .
> the drbd script does this.
> but maybe you (or some other script, or module auto load mechanism)
> load the drbd module already *before* the drbd start script is executed,
> and do *not* probide the minor_count parameter.
>
> either you can track that down, and give the parameter there explicitly.
> or you can try if adding an options line in /etc/modules.conf does the
> trick for you:
>
>  # maybe this disables the autoload, and gives the start script a chance:
>   alias block-major-43 off
>  # otherwise, this maybe solves the problem:
>   alias block-major-43 drbd
>   options drbd minor_count=27 # or =3 or =42 ...
>
> Lars Ellenberg
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