[DRBD-user] drbd hanging on file write

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Mar 16 22:43:12 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.

/ 2006-03-16 14:55:48 -0500
\ Diego Julian Remolina:
> A small comment on your upgrade process...
> >Then I rebooted the other machine into 2.6.15 so I could build its
> >new modules. While I was waiting for that, I started transferring
> >some data 
> You do not need to reboot a machine to build the drbd modules for a
> new kernel.  First install your new kernel and then build drbd as
> shown below:
> cd /usr/src
> tar -xzf /path/to/drbd/source/drbd-0.7.17.tar.gz
> cd drbd-0.7.17
> make rpm KDIR=/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-34.EL-x86_64
> make rpm KDIR=/usr/src/kernels/2.6.9-34.EL-smp-x86_64
> Adjust kernel path as needed.
> You can then stop heartbeat and drbd, install the new rpms:
> rpm -Fvh --force dist/RPMS/x86_64/drbd-0.7.17-1.x86_64.rpm
> rpm -Fvh --force dist/RPMS/x86_64/drbd-debuginfo-0.7.14-1.x86_64.rpm
> NOTE: --force only needed if using same drbd version but only upgrading kernel.

since these are the userspace things, you do not need to re-install these.
you just need to put the new kernel specific module in place:

> Now install the kernel modules
> rpm -ivh dist/RPMS/x86_64/drbd-km*.rpm

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