[DRBD-user] Meta device too small in 8.3.2

Raoul Bhatia [IPAX] r.bhatia at ipax.at
Fri Jul 17 18:17:35 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.

On 17.07.2009 16:51, Gianluca Cecchi wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Gianluca
> Cecchi<gianluca.cecchi at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> drbd is 8.3.2 and O.S. is F11 x86_64 with kernel
>> I read in previous posts that an external meta device of about 4Mb is
>> sufficient for about 100Gb od drbd device
>> (http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2009-February/011404.html)
>> In my case with 8.3.2 it seems that 8MB are not enough for 52Gb.
>> I have:
> Ok, perhaps it was my fault understanding man page.
> It seems that when you use meta-disk you have to use index and in that
> case you need at least 256MB????

as far as i recall you need *exactly* 256mb for your meta disk.

if /dev/cciss/c0d0p4 is for example 1gb in size, then you can use
/dev/cciss/c0d0p4[0] throu /dev/cciss/c0d0p4[3] to store 4 drbd

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