[DRBD-user] mkfs.xfs on DRBD devices

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Dec 18 08:57:03 CET 2006

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/ 2006-12-15 17:54:23 +0100
\ lionel.hay:
> Hi,
> I am trying to create a drbd device with xfs filesystem
> I used to do
> #mkfs.xfs /dev/drbd/4
> It was ok with the third
> But now i cannot do the same because of an error message
> #cannot open /dev/drbd/4 : Read-only file system

I don't see any mention of drbd/4 in your config.
you probably don't see it in /proc/drbd either.

if you don't set it up, you cannot mkfs it.

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