[DRBD-user] Problem with create-md

Rene Mayrhofer rene.mayrhofer at gibraltar.at
Fri Aug 24 12:38:45 CEST 2007


On Donnerstag 23 August 2007, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> that has been a design bug with drbd 07,
> and you should use "flexible-meta-disk internal;" instead.
> actually, internal should be interpreted as flex-internal in drbd8...
> probably we have some userland inconsistencies here,
> so better be explicit.
Ok, I'll change the "meta-disk internal" to "flexible-meta-disk internal". But 
just to report: with 128MB, it worked even with the former setting.

> hm. but in fact, I never created anything below some Gig.
> I have to look at that somewhen...
Ok.

> > But then it went all wrong... :(
>
> what exact kernel?
Standard Debian etch 2.6.18-4-xen-686, from package 
linux-image-2.6.18-4-xen-686 2.6.18.dfsg.1-12etch2. I briefly booted the 
newer linux-image-2.6.18-5-xen-686 2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch1, but that one 
panicked even during bootup (not sure if it's because of drbd8, couldn't 
investigate further).
drbd modules are compiled from the Debian package and are currently 
drbd8-module-2.6.18-4-xen-686 8.0.4-1+2.6.18.dfsg.1-12etch2, i.e. a fairly 
recent version.

> do you have the netlink connector enabled?
> does the kernel contain this:
> 7644d8b697ad46a666be8d254e4f89fd6a4b5b3e Fix callback bug in connector
No idea, I did not compile it from source. Any other indication in the binary?

best regards,
Rene

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