[DRBD-user] Re: initial formatting of /dev/drbd0 device (with internalmetadata)
hbbolen at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 22 20:52:24 CET 2005
Todd Denniston wrote:
> Brett Bolen wrote:
>>When I initially format moe's drive, can I just
>> mke2fs -j /dev/sda1
>You just invalidated your premise of putting drbd on a blank disk,
>put a filesystem on the lower level device.
Of course this is a typo. replace /dev/sda1 with /dev/drbd0 or
whatever is in the /etc/drbd.conf file.
And you go on to say that this is correct, and that 'mke2fs /dev/drbd0'
automatically reduces the disk size by the size of the metadata.
Thank you, Todd. That was what I did not find in the docs.
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