[DRBD-user] Problems with new drbd install 0.7.14 "device already mounted"

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Fri Mar 3 16:57:53 CET 2006

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

Todd Denniston wrote:
Andy reminded me to open my eyes a bit wider (in a very respectful way) and 
see that indeed the partition he was giving to drbd was not one which was mounted.

hdc vs hda ...

so unless /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 includes hdc1, there is a real problem.

Sorry for jumping so quickly.

> Andy Tornquist wrote:
>> I have install drbd 0.7.14 on 2 centos 4.2 boxes. Everything is 
>> running fine
>> on one box(hostname cluster2)
>> but on the machine with the hostname cluster1 I get the following message
>> when starting the service:
>> service drbd start
>> Starting DRBD resources:    [ d0 ioctl(,SET_DISK_CONFIG,) failed: Invalid
>> argument
>> Lower device is already mounted.
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> cmd /sbin/drbdsetup /dev/drbd1 disk /dev/hdc1 internal -1  failed!
>                                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> Both systems appear to be the same but I can not see why cluster1 does 
>> not
>> work. The mount command does not show it mounted:
>> (cluster1) mount
> <SNIP>
>> /dev/hda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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