[DRBD-user] Re: internal meta disk

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Jan 15 00:52:50 CET 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 Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 12:10:19PM -0500, Manuel Arguelles wrote:
> Hello,
> I have installed drbd using internal metadisk, however i didn't shrink the 
> filesystem first...
> What should i do now?, shrink the filesystem (-130mb) and drbd will detect and 
> use the space that doesn't have have the filesystem? or should i be placed on 
> an specific part of the partition?
> the information on the filesystem is not important right now, so i can delete 
> it all without problems, just that i'm not sure what should i do

in that case, the preferred method would be to just do
 mkfs /dev/drbdX
then repopulate it from backup with rsync/untar whatever.

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