Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
> -----Original Message----- > From: Patrick Jaromin [mailto:Patrick at JGSullivan.com] > Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 7:51 AM > To: 'Alex Vrenios'; drbd-user at linbit.com > Subject: RE: [DRBD-user] DRBD installation problems > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: drbd-user-bounces at linbit.com > > [mailto:drbd-user-bounces at linbit.com] > > On Behalf Of Alex Vrenios > > Sent: Monday, February 28, 2005 5:17 PM > > To: drbd-user at linbit.com > > Subject: RE: [DRBD-user] DRBD installation problems > > > > Hi, > > > > I just posted an answer to the same question, because I had > the same > > problem and solved it. (At least I think I did!) > > > > First, I have 0.7.10 on a Redhat 9 pair and I dedicated two > 4G drives > > to DBRD, one added to each PC at /dev/hdd. I made two partitions on > > each: 3G and 1G defined as /dev/hdd1 and /dev/hdd2, > respectively. Then I issued: > > > > root# drbdsetup /dev/drbd0 disk /dev/hdd1 /dev/hdd2 1 > > > > where /dev/hdd1 is my "resource file" that I want DRBD to mirror, > > dev/hdd2 is the "meta data" file that DRBD uses to track mirroring, > > and 1 (the number > > one) is the index number that seems to work. (Someone here > recommended > > using -1,but that was an invalid choice according to the drbdsetup > > command. 1 works, but 2 doesn't - I have no idea what this means.) > > If you choose to use the "internal" metadata device, the > correct index is -1. > I thought my second disk partition WAS an internal meta data device, but that seems to be incorrect. What does "internal" mean in this case? Thanks, Alex