Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Im wondering if this is really a newbie question, ive installed drbd many times in production environments, but now i feel like a newb. The question is this. Ive two identically setup servers dell 2850 I set up eight LVM logicall volumes to be replicated through drbd (i do link drbd to the LVM lvolumes) The problem is that i cannot seem to get the size right. I would like it so, when the time comes, i can dump drbd and just mount my lower level partition (ive done it many times). But, if there is a difference between my lowerlevel partition (in this case a logical volume) and the actual filesystem size of the filesystem on top of drbd, when i drbd stop and mount /Vol0/LV0, it will obviously go nuts (as /Vol0/LV0 will be larger than the filesystem i created with mkfs /dev/drbd0). So, im wondering if there is a good rule of thumb to make your volume sizes of a good size, so that the lowerlevel logical volumes are allways the same as the drbd devices and this exact same size can be reproduced in another server without much problems. Or can anyone point me to some documentation that describes how many bytes are in a phisicall device (ive got that one), how does that translate to logical volumes (final byte size), and then how does that play out with drbd on top, and finally, what happens to the filesystem on top of drbd when it is accessed throught the lower level device. -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: alex.vcf Type: text/x-vcard Size: 134 bytes Desc: not available URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20041008/a69db36b/attachment.vcf>