Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 08:47:02PM -0800, Alireza Nematollahi wrote: > Hi guys, > > I have configured a resource say drbd0 and it is up and everything is alright. Now, I stop DRBD and do: > > #drbdadm create-md drbd0 > e-md drbd0 > md_offset 0 > al_offset 4096 > bm_offset 36864 > > Found some data > ==> This might destroy existing data! <== > > Do you want to proceed? > [need to type 'yes' to confirm] yes > > > Valid meta data seems to be in place. > Do you really want to overwrite? > [need to type 'yes' to confirm] > > Does this really destroy the data on the disk? it re-initializes the meta data area. yes, that is a destructive operation. > I am working on a bash script to automate some of the day-to-day tasks > like this why would you want to re-initialize the drbd meta data area? and why would you think re-initializing the drbd meta data would be a day-to-day task? > and wanted to know if this really has a negative effect on my existing > data. By the way, I am using external meta data. may I curiously ask what exactly you are up to? -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. __ please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed