[DRBD-user] BrokenPipe

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Jul 26 21:47:50 CEST 2006

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/ 2006-07-26 09:52:02 -0700
\ Tom Brown:
> On Sunday 23 July 2006 15:33, Tom Brown wrote:
> > I'm running an older version of drbd (0.6.12). I am planning on upgrading
> > to 0.7.20 this week. However, I'm not sure if that will necessarily solve
> > my problem. I have three devices and the third one fails to sync.
> <snip>
> > 2: cs:BrokenPipe st:Primary/Secondary ns:5521284 nr:0 dw:3352 dr:5525309
> > pe:7085 ua:0
> >         NEEDS_SYNC
> >
> > They all sync through the same 100 Mb pipe. I'm guessing the third 
> > one, /dev/nb2, is timing out because of too much traffic. That would explain 
> > why I see the status as 'BrokenPipe'. Is this a reasonable scenario?
> <snip>
> In response to my own question, I was able to resolve the broken pipe. I added 
> a third network interface to each node. I dedicated the new subnet to the 
> third drbd device. The third drbd device was able to sync without a problem.
> Hope this info is useful to someone else,
> Tom

you can also assign different "sync groups" so the devices would sync
one after the other, not all at the same time.
maybe 0.6 is missing this feature still, though, I'd have to check that.

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