[DRBD-user] Kernel oops on create-md

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Oct 15 15:24:46 CEST 2009

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On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 02:10:54PM +0100, Stef Morrell wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm attempting to run drbd 8.3.4 against Linux 2.31.4. I'm making the
> (possibly incorrect) assumption that from the Changelog, 
> 8.3.3
>  * Following Linux upstream changes 2.6.31
> that I'm ok on the 2.6.31 kernel series.
> I've patched the kernel directly and can see from
> root [ /sources/drbd-8.3.4 ]# cat /proc/drbd
> version: 8.3.4 (api:88/proto:86-91)
> GIT-hash: 70a645ae080411c87b4482a135847d69dc90a6a2 build by
> root at atuin-1, 2009-10-15 11:36:31
> that the patch has been applied correctly.


> My problem is that when I attempt to create the metadata I get a kernel
> Oops, output of which is attached. I've also included my drbd.conf, very
> basic, but there you have it.
> Problem is 100% reproduceable both on this machine and it's (identical)
> counterpart which will (eventually) form the second node in the cluster.
> I've wondered if it is a kernel compatibility problem,


> I wonder if anyone can provide some advice?

You patched it wrong.  Sorry.

If you get any compile warnings during the module build,
you got it wrong again. So try again.

: Lars Ellenberg
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