[DRBD-user] Question about meta-disk option

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Tue May 17 18:14:19 CEST 2005

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

On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 09:13 +0800, David Huang wrote:
> hello
> I am using DRBD device with internal meta-disk which is 128MB.
> What will happen if i stop DRBD service, i mean "drbdadm down disk",
> will the 128mb space be released, so I am able to access and use the
> space?   If it is the case, what will happen if I put the DRBD device
> back online? Do I need to extend another 128MB space for meta-disk
> use?

Just like any other filesystem, when you bring it down the space is
yours for the taking. But you *must have* a meta disk in order to start
DRBD back up, whether it be another 128MB at the end or a new external


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