[DRBD-user] Problem with drbd v8 - cannot create new device

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Thu Apr 6 17:47:22 CEST 2006

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Am Donnerstag, 6. April 2006 17:18 schrieb Michael Paesold:
> I want to run drbd trunk r2131 on (with Xen 3). The problem is
> that I cannot create/attach a new drbd device. The same error has been
> reported before:
> http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2005-May/002951.html
> http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2005-May/002956.html
> NB: the lower-level device is a lvm device (was easier to setup for testing
> because I already had a disc configured and used as volume group).

Very strange. Just a wild guess. Something with the buffer flushing
does not work in xen.

Try the following

1) crate the metadata
1a) dump it to some file
2) reboot the virtual machine
3) try to attach
3a) dump it to some file

NB external or internal meta data ?

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