Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Am Donnerstag, 4. August 2005 14:38 schrieb Lars Marowsky-Bree: > On 2005-08-04T14:35:42, Stephan Rattai <srattai at zmnh.uni-hamburg.de> wrote: > > > it does not make sense to invalidate both. > > > > Even if I make a fool out of myself, I would really like to understand > > why it doesn't make any sense, doesn't invalidate mean 'Hey, forget about > > your metadata, you are inconsinstent, go get some good data' ? > > No, it means "Hey, your data is bad. get some new data from the peer." - > if you tell both sides that they don't have good data, and that all > their blocks are outdated, which one should drbd use? ;-) They are both > bad! Yeah, ok, I see that, I just didn't expect such an impact. Of course from drbd's point of view it's a mess. Next time I'll just zero the metadata-device if I ever want to start from scratch. > It's possible that this case hasn't been tested well, simply because no > developer thought of trying it. (Which is usually a good indicator for a > real bug.) > I guess it's impossible to get all the stupid ideas users would make :-) > > Sincerely, > Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>