[DRBD-user] DRBD timeouts and degraded clusters

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Sun Jul 30 23:35:53 CEST 2006

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

/ 2006-07-30 14:39:29 +0100
\ Jee Kay:
> Where does DRBD store the pre-reboot cluster state?

in the meta data area (meta-disk in your config).

> At the moment I'm
> having a problem with the timeouts, which seem to be down to DRBD not
> realising that the cluster was already degraded (which I'm taking to
> mean st:Primary/Unknown) prior to the reboot and so hanging
> indefinitely on a reboot instead of waiting 120 seconds and then
> continuing.

just in case, from the ChangeLog:

0.7.16 (api:77/proto:74)
 * There was a bug related to the degr-wcf-timeout config option, it was
   never used in recent DRBD releases. Fixed.

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