[DRBD-user] LVM on top of DRBD8

Davide Corio davide.corio at domsense.com
Tue Aug 12 20:59:16 CEST 2008

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

Il giorno mar, 12/08/2008 alle 08.22 +0200, Robert Heinzmann (ml) ha
> Usually drbd is not acivated in the initial ramdisk, so when the lv 
> vgscan command runs in the initial ramdisk, the drbd device is not 
> active yet - thus it does not detect the PV - normal behaviour. In most 
> instalatons the cluster manager (e.g. Heartbeat) will take care of 
> activating the volume group on drbd0 and mouning file systems. If you do 
> not use a cluster manager, you can use your own init script to activate 
> the LVM's on drbd and make sure this init script is called after drbd's 
> init script.

Thanks again Robert,
Heartbeat seems to be able to solve the situation.

Now i just need to learn something more about it :)

Davide Corio
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