[DRBD-user] drbd and LVM -> always getting duplicate volumes (was: can't use LVM2 on drbd devices)

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Thu Jan 24 21:49:30 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.

Carlos Xavier schrieb:
> Hehe,
> Im sorry for being late again.
> This filter iwas made in order to include the drbd device and make lvm 
> ignore the real device, so this way i dont have to deal with any link. 
> Lvm is happy then not seeing a duplicated PV, since it ignores  the 
> devices preceeded  by ["r|/dev/xxx", ......].

I see, you did "a" for drbd, which means accept, and "r" for sdX 
partitions - my bad, your setup was correct.

> But at the end I give up on LVM and choose a bether setup with OCFS2 
> over DRBD.

OCFS2 doesn't have any volume manager features though, does it?

Tomasz Chmielewski

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