Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Oliver Daniel<DOLIVER1 at qinetiq.com> wrote: > As standard, we use DRBD volumes with internal metadata. Ideally, I'd like > to pre-create and initialise a DRBD volume, but then mount it directly using > its LVM path. The DRBD kernel module would not be loaded on the system at > the time. > In my case I successfully passed from an LV configured on a PV that was a disk partition to the same LV where the PV backend was the same as before but configured as a drbd device. This was with 8.3.2 version of drbd. I had no filesystem, but as far as the fs stays unmounted during the conversion, it is not impacted. of course the device where to mount it will change then... I basically followed what Lars wrote here: http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2009-February/011404.html keep in mind also what clarified here: http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2009-July/012440.html HIH, Gianluca