Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Lars Ellenberg sent a missive on 2010-08-13: > On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 07:00:50AM +0100, Simon Billis wrote: >> Hi, >>> Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Initial sync, just want to confirm the >>> process (and not go down in a blaze of glory) >>> >>> Hmm sorry Dan, but this has left me a little confused. As I said in my >>> first post, storage00 is LIVE and has around 4TB of data on it, I have >>> a dedicated gigabit NIC for drbd, (the machine has 6 network cards in >>> it, 4 for MPIO iSCSI, 1 for managment/heartbeat, 1 for DRBD) I have >>> already setup storage01 and have issued drbdadm create-md meta and >>> drbdadm create-md data on the secondary machine, I haven't started >>> drbd on it as it needs to be rebooted first, hence why I'm now a >>> little cautious on the reboot of the machine. >> >> I'm not sure why you will need to reboot, you should be able to >> bring the drbd resource into secondary mode right away with the >> following commands >> >> #On the primary node (storage00) check the status with drbdadm >> status >> >> #You should see something like: >> [root at raid-primary ~]# drbdadm status <drbd-status version="8.3.8" >> api="88"> <resources config_file="/etc/drbd.conf"> <resource >> minor="1" name="drbd1" >> cs="StandAlone" ro1="Primary" ro2="Unknown" >> ds1="UpToDate" ds2="DUnknown" /> > > Uh. > > !? > > Why would you voluntarily parse pseudo-xml with your eyes? > That output is meant to be consumed by scripts or the DRBD MC Gui. > > Try: > # drbd-overview > or > # cat /proc/drbd > or > # grep cs: /proc/drbd > Thanks for the suggestion - I agree it's easier to read. Live and learn :-)