[DRBD-user] new drbd install - filesystem size

James Vanns james.vanns at framestore-cfc.com
Wed Jan 3 13:53:38 CET 2007

Ah! Looks like I need to keep up2date with the new release candidates then ;)


----- Original Message -----
From: Lars Ellenberg <Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com>
To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com
Sent: 03 January 2007 12:48:57 o'clock GMT Europe/London
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] new drbd install - filesystem size

/ 2007-01-03 10:23:48 +0000
\ James Vanns:
> Eh? Hang on!
> >        meta-disk   /dev/sda3 [0];

> I thought that using a dedicated partition as the metadata 'disk'
> doesn't work!? At least not with version 0.8pre6. I had tried this a
> few times and a few ways (inc. drbdmeta) and then posted to the list
> once I had failed on the 3rd or 4th attempt. I was assured by the
> developers this feature doesn't work (something to do with the
> partition needing to be *exactly* 128M and not even a multiple...).

this "should" work again with 8.0rc1.
if not, I mis-fixed it ...

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