[DRBD-user] DRBD, EVMS and "Device or resource busy"

Ralf Gross Ralf-Lists at ralfgross.de
Thu Nov 30 21:38:08 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.

Mike Machuidel schrieb:
> [snip]
> When I again enable the DRBD resource "r0" and then run
> "evms_activate" the EVMS LVM2 regions on the DRBD device become
> visible in "/dev/evms" under the directory "/dev/evms/lvm2/*". Now
> when running "drbdsetup /dev/drbd0 down" or "drbdsetup /dev/drbd0
> secondary" I get the following message:
> ioctl(,SET_STATE,) failed: Device or resource busy
> Someone had opened the device for RW access!
> [snip]

I've not much experience with evms, but when I tried evms with drbd I
had to add the drbd device to the include section of my evms.conf.

include = [ drbd? hd? sd? dasd? disc ]


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