[DRBD-user] Re: doesn't seem to work...

robert tom robert at estrell.com
Mon Aug 16 17:23:21 CEST 2004

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<dhz_bf at ...> writes:

> I don't understand how you start drbd.  I am using 0.6.12, and I am 
using /etc/init.d/drbd start to start drbd.  It takes care of loading the 
module (I am not using a separate modprobe command), and it waits until the 
syncing is complete.
> Could you be more specific about the actual scripts/commands and their order.
> Doron
> <robert-1Xtdb0TCD9tBDgjK7y7TUQ <at> public.gmane.org>doesn't seem to work...
> I am using DRBD 0.7 and wanted DRBD to wait to finish
> syncing before Heartbeat is started and doesn't seem to work.
> It will just sync and while syncing will start heartbeat anyway.
> It doesn't wait. I though drbdsetup /dev/nb0 wait_sync will do that when added
> to a script. sample script below on rc.local
> modprobe drbd
> drbdsetup /dev/nb0 wait_sync  <-- from here it goes, 
> drbd start   <-- here right away
> heartbeat start <-- then here.
> is my order, or commands wrong?
> thanks,
> Robert
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Thanks for replying. I just found that out that drbd start 
will load modprobe and even wait for /dev/nb0 to appear
before it starts running drbd. So I really didn't need
to use the "modprobe drbd" comand.

I am using drbd with HA and was just testing it if 
drbd will load first before HA. I am using fedora core 1 and 
I added the startup under services for drbd and HA instead
of using rc.local

are you using HA with DRBD also? what sequence do they get started on your 


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