[DRBD-user] using drbd on an LVM volume?

Heiko Schlittermann hs at schlittermann.de
Wed Jan 3 21:48:57 CET 2007


Michael W. Cocke <cocke at catherders.com> (Mi 03 Jan 2007 19:12:56 CET):
> I have a 5 Tb LVM volume set up that I'd like to use drbd to mirror - I 
> know I have to come up with drbd metadata space (how much for 5TB, by 
> the way?), but aside from that, is it possible?

Here it works.
uname -r:	2.6.18.1.sonne
modinfo drbd:
    filename:       /lib/modules/2.6.18.1.sonne/kernel/drivers/block/drbd.ko
    author:         Philipp Reisner <phil at linbit.com>, Lars Ellenberg <lars at linbit.com>
    description:    drbd - Distributed Replicated Block Device v8.0pre5
    license:        GPL
    alias:          block-major-147-*
    vermagic:       2.6.18.1.sonne SMP mod_unload gcc-4.1
    depends:        
    srcversion:     107DF40FA32FB2DFE524E69
    parm:           trace_devs:int
    parm:           trace_type:int
    parm:           trace_level:int
    parm:           disable_bd_claim:DONT USE! disables block device claiming (bool)
    parm:           minor_count:Maximum number of drbd devices (1-255) (int)


    Best regards from Dresden
    Viele Grüße aus Dresden
    Heiko Schlittermann
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