[DRBD-user] Unable to re-use device in stand-alone mode

Helmut Wollmersdorfer helmut.wollmersdorfer at gmx.at
Thu Mar 31 19:20:38 CEST 2011

Brian R. Hellman wrote:

> If you're really sure you want to be primary and blow away the data on
> the other node you can do:

I am sure -- it's swap space.

> drbdadm -- --overwrite-data-of-peer primary drbd1_2

> Where drbd1_2 is the device you want to promote to become your new primary.

AFAIR I tried this (according to the man pages), but it didn't work.

NOTE: the second node is down.

Helmut Wollmersdorfer

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