[DRBD-user] What is the correct way to configure partitions for DRBD?

Adam Taylor adam.taylor at wml.co.nz
Thu Aug 13 23:26:45 CEST 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

:) no problemos 

-----Original Message-----
From: drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com
[mailto:drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com] On Behalf Of Daniele Visaggio
Sent: Friday, August 14, 2009 9:14 AM
To: drbd
Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] What is the correct way to configure partitions for

Il giorno ven, 14/08/2009 alle 09.03 +1200, Adam Taylor ha scritto:
> Hi Daniele,
> I would remove them from the fstab file for starters (The secondary 
> should not be mounting the drbd drive  until drbd/heartbeat switches 
> to primary.) The drive should be unmounted prior to the initial 
> install.  This is the method that I have used for creating/mounting the
> 1. Create a partition using fdisk (remember partitions on both servers
> *MUST* be of identical block size, I learnt the hard way :) ) 2. 
> Install drbd rpms or source 3. Edit the drbd.conf file to suite your 
> environment 4. Run the following commands on both PRIMARY AND 
> SECONDARY to create the drbd disk:
> drbdadm create-md r0    (r0 is the name of the drbd resource)
> drbdadm attach r0
> Drbdadm connect r0
> mkdir /data   (/data is the name of the filesystem that I will be mounting
> to the drbd partition, obviously call this whatever you like :) )
> 5. ONLY ON THE PRIMARY run the following commands:
> drbdadm -- --overwrite-data-of-peer primary r0 Mkfs -t ext3 /dev/drbd1 
> Mount /dev/drbd1 /data
> That should be it. If you have any problems let me know.
> Cheers
> Adam
Thank you very much, now it's clear to me. 

Kind Regards - Daniele

drbd-user mailing list
drbd-user at lists.linbit.com

__________ NOD32 4333 (20090813) Information __________

This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.

More information about the drbd-user mailing list