[DRBD-user] drbd on ramdisks

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Nov 29 23:05:53 CET 2010


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 04:18:25PM -0200, Andre Nathan wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-11-19 at 11:37 -0200, Andre Nathan wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I'm trying to setup drbd on a ramdisk. The idea is to use it for session
> > storage in a webserver cluster. However, I'm getting the following
> > error:
> > 
> > # drbdadm  create-md r2
> > Writing meta data...
> > initializing activity log
> > pwrite(13,...,32768,536834048) in md_initialize_common:AL failed:
> > Input/output error
> > Command 'drbdmeta 2 v08 /dev/ram0 internal create-md' terminated with
> > exit code 10
> > 
> > My resource configuration and an strace on the above drbdmeta command
> > can be found at
> > 
> >   http://pastebin.com/feNbVwmz
> > 
> > Is this kind of configuration supported?
> 
> 
> So, is anyone using this successfuly? Is this a bug or ramdisks are
> really not supported?

Worked for me last time I tried.

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