[DRBD-user] Re: resize testing

Sean Allin allins at spawar.navy.mil
Wed Mar 16 17:34:49 CET 2005


Think narrowed down problem.
Looks like resize2fs is working properly.
Fdisk,however, when I recreate the partition table, is making the 
partition smaller than the filesystem size. Apparently, using size in 
megs for the resize2fs and fdisk commands is not accurate enough.
Sean

Sean wrote:
> Hello all,
> Just started testing yesterday the resize2fs in preparation of a drbd 
> version upgrade. OS is Fedora Core 3 with ext3.  Steps I'm trying are:
> 
> resize2fs to shrink the filesystem
> fdisk to resize the partition
> 
> When I try f2sck at this point, can't read any of the superblocks. I've 
> even tried upgrading the e2fsprogs to the most current. Don't know how 
> to fix.
> 
> Am I missing something obvious? At this point, I'm starting to think I 
> should shut down the secondary node, rebuild filesystem from scratch, 
> mount as a normal ext3 to rsync data from primary, and then configure to 
> use drbd.
> 
> Any suggestions are most welcome.
> Sean




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