[DRBD-user] Re: size in drbd.conf and size of drbd0 should be the same?

Alex linux at vfemail.net
Thu Aug 28 10:25:23 CEST 2008

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On Wednesday 27 August 2008 16:55, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> Am Wed, 27 Aug 2008 10:49:03 +0300 schrieb Alex:
> > fdisk is reporting 19.3GB for /dev/drbd0 but in drbd.conf i configured a
> > smaller size for it (18GB). Is this normal?
> Yes.
> 18*1024*1024*1024 -> 19327352832
>  Norbert

No, that's not correct: 19327352832 != 19.3GB!

19327352832 bytes mean all the time 18GB, not 19.3GB.

So, which is the correct size of /dev/drbd0? How can i display it? Why this 
discrepancy between size specified in drbd.conf and the one reported by 


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