[DRBD-user] drbd device naming

Maciej Bogucki macbogucki at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 11:10:10 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.

Keith Herron wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having great success so far in building a multi-master Xen cluster 
> to support live-migration.  Since I'm using a drbd resource for each 
> virtual disk the number of /dev/drbd# entries is going to grow out of 
> hand very quickly.  Is it possible for me to name my devices something 
> other than /dev/drbd#?  Ideally I'd like something along the lines of 
> /dev/drbd/vm_servername.


Use udev[1] or patch drbd source code.

[1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Udev

Best Regards
Maciej Bogucki

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