[DRBD-user] Meta device too small in 8.3.2

Raoul Bhatia [IPAX] r.bhatia at ipax.at
Wed Jul 22 10:13:49 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.

hi lars,

Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> you need _exactly_ 128 MiB _per_ _index_ .
> which, btw, also means that this form of fixed size external meta data
> limits usable device size to slightly less than 4TiB.
> so if you plan to use /dev/whatever[0] only,
> /dev/whatever needs to be at least 128 MiB.
> if you plan to use /dev/whatever[0], .... /dev/whatever[15],
> then it needs to be at least 16*128 MiB == 2 GiB.

thanks for straighting things out.

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