Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Daniel van Ham Colchete said: > My problem is, when the DRBD`s metadata is allocated to a md partition > (internal or /dev/md5) the load time is greater than 4 minutes. > What I mean by load is "drbdadm up drbd0". I had to recompile drbdadm > changing it's timeout value from 120 to 600 seconds because of that, > otherwise my distro wouldn't init the both drbd devices. > > Them, on the server that the metadata is being stored at the plain sdc > disk, the load time is less than 2 seconds. Important: I'm using > exactly the same hardware to each size, all the 400GB sized > harddrivers are exectly the same. > > So, I tried changing both metadata storage place to plain sata drives > and everything loaded in less than 2 secs. > > I also tried storing the metadata in internal and exlusive MD > partitions but the load time were the same: 4-5 minutes to the 340GB > partition and 2' 5'' to the 194GB partition. > [snip] I discovered exactly the same problem last week. First I thought drbd was not working at all with meta data on /dev/md1 (3 resources -> 3 indices). But today I found out, that it only takes ages (1 hour) to get all 3 devices up. Ubuntu Kernel 2.6.17-10. Ralf