[DRBD-user] Initial sync fails with "rate 100M"

andreas.unterluggauer at orf.at andreas.unterluggauer at orf.at
Wed Nov 24 15:35:24 CET 2004

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> I'm using "rate 100M" for this initial synchronization and it looks
> like it's not breaking when using "rate 10M" but I haven't waited the
> full sync before sending this message. At least it's more robust
> because it has been synchronizing for 2 hours and a half, now.
> When it's working with "rate 100M", it goes at ~70M/s, maybe it's the
> problem... too fast?  Anyone already made a synchronization at that
> speed?
I am synchronizing with "rate 400M", speed e.g: 65,564 (60,248) K/sec.
no problems

I'm using DRBD 0.7.5, redhat 7.3 with kernel 2.4.20-37.7.legacycustom,

the two nodes are also directly connected with cross over gb.
NIC's are Broadcom BCM5703X.


> The full kernel log with times and everything is available at:
> http://cyril.bouthors.org/tmp/kern.log
> The configuration is attached here.
> I'm using DRBD 0.7.5, Linux 2.4.27 and EXT3.  Both nodes are currently
> idle.  The same thing also happens even if the device is not mounted.
> The two nodes are directly connected with a cross over gigabit cable
> and Realtek NICs.
> -- 
> Cyril Bouthors

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