[DRBD-user] drbd for ramdisk

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Sun Aug 31 21:46:50 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.

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 11:07:33AM +0200, witalij wrote:
> Hi all !
> how can i use DRBD with /dev/ram0
> i try
> dd if=/dev/zero  of=/dev/ram0 bs=512 count=1024K
> mkfs.xfs  /dev/ram0
> then
> lab:~# drbdadm create-md mirror
> open(/dev/ram0) failed: Invalid argument
> Command 'drbdmeta /dev/drbd0 v08 /dev/ram0 internal create-md'  
> terminated with exit code 20
> drbdadm aborting

latest drbd 8.2 git can work on ramdisk again.

what is your intended usage scenario,
what data do you want to store on a ramdisk?

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