[DRBD-user] block drbd0: bio would need to, but cannot, be split error on physical device

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Dec 17 16:46:47 CET 2009

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, Dec 17, 2009 at 04:47:14AM -0800, Vadym Chepkov wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry for being impatient. Is there any chance I can make DRBD to work
> on PPC platform or is it "terminal"? Thanks.

Easy fix: use a kernel with "CONFIG_PPC_4K_PAGES" (or 16K, if you
prefer).  RHEL default for ppc64 seems to be 64k pages,
and DRBD currently breaks with that setting.

we are working to get a real fix for that problem,
but we have a lot of other things to do as well.

: Lars Ellenberg
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