[DRBD-user] change 'minor_count' option of drbd module on a running system

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Nov 5 17:16:59 CET 2004

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/ 2004-11-05 17:00:20 +0100
\ Gergely Tamas:
> Hi,
> We currently have 8 drbd devices shared between two machines and want to
> add a new shared device. 
> Is there any way to change the 'minor_count' option of drbd module on a
> running system without reboot?
> drbd version : 0.6.12
> kernel       : 2.4.26

unload the module.
reload the module.

that is
for d in /dev/nb? ; do drbdsetup $dev down; done
rmmod drbd
modprobe drbd minor_count=17

	Lars Ellenberg

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