[DRBD-user] dmesg: drbd_bm_set_bits_in_irq ?

Fortier,Vincent [Montreal] Vincent.Fortier1 at EC.GC.CA
Mon Dec 10 18:55:10 CET 2007

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

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : drbd-user-bounces at linbit.com 
> [mailto:drbd-user-bounces at linbit.com] De la part de Florian Haas
> Vincent,
> Problem reproduced. Steps to reproduce:
> 1. drbdadm down <resource>
> 2. remove underlying device (e.g. rename logical volume) 3. 
> drbdadm up <resource>
> after "drbdadm up", DRBD issues this error message:
> Can not open device '<local device>': No such file or 
> directory Command 'drbdsetup /dev/drbd<num> disk <local 
> device> <local device> internal --set-defaults 
> --create-device --on-io-error=detach' terminated with exit code 20
> This is likely to confuse users. This doesn't mean that the 
> "up" command failed altogether. "up" is really the 
> combination of "detach" 
> and "connect"; "detach" fails here while "connect" proceeds 
> as normal. 
> The device is then Diskless. But, the in-memory 
> representation of the sync bitmap was never initialized.
> 4. drbdadm primary <resource>
> 5. issue any write I/O to DRBD device.
> When write I/O is issued after the device has been made 
> Primary, DRBD attempts to update an in-memory sync bitmap 
> that isn't there. Hence your error messages in the kernel log.
> This is a bug. A fix is being worked on. It is not fixed in 8.0.8.

Glad to know I've shake-up things to make this bug emerge and get

> Still, you would never have run into this issue if your 
> underlying disks hadn't been totally broken (as they were, 
> apparently).

Apparently they where... although reasons unknown...

> From your last message, it appears that you have fixed your 
> setup, and also ran a full resync to be on the safe side. 
> Which is a good thing.

Yeah full resynch is on go... drbd0 is done and drbd1 is now at 50%.

thnx for the info.

- vin

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