[DRBD-user] mount a LVM with detached DRBD device - write data possible without corruption?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sun Jan 18 13:11:14 CET 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

Papp Tamas schrieb:
> Ekkard Gerlach wrote:
>> Can I write to the according lv-device when DRBD is stopped by 
>> "drbdadm down /dev/drbd1"
>> and lv is mounted by 'mount /dev/vg-ford2/vserver-home /mnt' without 
>> data corruption? -
>> DRBD is set up on  logical volumen!
> Of course not.

It's enough to mount the device (without writing any "real files") to 
make it inconsistent with DRBD metadata.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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