[DRBD-user] Unable to resize a block device after it has been shrinked with 0.7.21

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Sep 20 14:10:07 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.

/ 2006-09-20 14:04:11 +0300
\ Cyril Bouthors:
> On 20 Sep 2006, Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com wrote:
> > resizing works _only_ if both nodes are up and connected.
> OK, I now understand this but it was not obvious before your mail.
> The syslog error message should say something like:
> "Can't grow the disk when in StandAlone mode"
> instead of "Requested disk size is too big" because it's _not_ too
> big.

well, I think it should still be possible to _shrink_ in StandAlone...

> Could you please change that?

I'll look into the wording of error messages somewhen.

> On top of that, this would be great to be able to resize up the disk
> even in StandAlone mode with --do-what-I-say. Would that appear to be
> a valid feature request to you?

No.  why?

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