[DRBD-user] Problems upgrading to pre9

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Jul 7 16:32:59 CEST 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2004-07-07 10:25:55 -0400
\ Jeff Tucker:
> Hi,
> I tried to upgrade a system running 0.7-pre8 to 0.7-pre9 last night and had 
> real problems. I never was able to make it work and finally managed to 
> downgrade back to pre8.
> On bringing up the primary with pre9, I get lots of log entries like this:
> Jul  6 18:12:57 omega3 kernel: drbd0: ASSERT( b->bm[b->bm_words] == 
> in /home/jeff/Software/drbd-0.7_pre9/drbd/drbd_bitmap.c:706
> Jul  6 18:13:34 omega3 last message repeated 80 times

thinko/typo introduced with recent bitmap 64bit alignment changes.

> These continued, but the primary was able to run as long as it wasn't 
> connected to the secondary.
> But after the secondary was connected (I think that's what did it) I got:
> Jul  6 18:16:54 omega3 kernel: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer 

please try again with current cvs,
these errors are likely to be related.


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