Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-03-01 10:57:33 +0100 \ Helmut Wollmersdorfer: > Hi, > > don't know, if this is an error or a feature;-) > > Distribution: Debian testing > Kernel 2.4.24 patched with epia1 > drbd from drbd-source 0.6.10-3.deb > > First I got > --------------- > root at via2:/usr/src# /etc/init.d/drbd status > > '/dev/nb0' is not a block device > stopped at /etc/init.d/drbd (get_drbd_status) line 1321. > > CVSID Id: drbd,v 1.49 2003/12/10 10:48:15 phil Exp > BASH_VERSINFO (2 05b 0 1 release i386-pc-linux-gnu) > > If you feel this script is buggy, please report to > Lars Ellenberg <l.g.e at web.de>, drbd-devel at lists.sourceforge.net > > so I did > ----------------- > root at via2:/dev# cd /dev ; ./MAKEDEV -n -v update > ./MAKEDEV: don't know what "drbd" is > > this works: > -------------- > root at via2:/dev# cd /dev ; ./MAKEDEV -v nb0 > create nb0 b 43 0 root:disk 0660 > > Question: Is it necessary to do MAKEDEV manually? You can also use mknod directly :) Error or feature? Neither, its "ignorance" on the MAKEDEV side ... My MAKEDEV does not know about and some other stuff either. create a patch and submit it to MAKEDEV upstream... > All the DRBD related HOWTOs do not write about this. Point taken, should be improved. # cd /dev ; for i in `seq 1 8`; do mknod nb$i b 43 $i ; done Maybe we even add this to the make intall target? > Or is there something wrong in my configuration? Nope. > How check this systematically? ? > Maybee I mixed DRBD components. First try was precompiled drbd-0.6.10-3.deb, > which did not work with my kernel (no surprise;-). After uninstall I tried > 0.6.11 but instructions on www.drbd.org did not work for me. At least > compiling 0.6.10 worked. Completely off track here. If version of driver changed block device major, this would be very odd. > Again: How check a version mix systematically? By install date/ctime/mtime/md5sum/cmp. In short: Don't. Remove and reinstall. Lars Ellenberg