[DRBD-user] CentOS 4.6 udev problem with DRBD

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Jun 4 16:55:53 CEST 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 03:49:38PM +0200, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > >    Yes once I remove the udev rule for drbd the whole "wierd" links
> > > things goes away, and all my devices work as expected again. So
> > > without relying on udev what were most people doing to create the
> > > /dev/drbd0 at boot? Can I do something as simple as adding a mknod
> > > command in /etc/rc.d/rc.local? I have one last question: upon a reboot
> > > my primary node does not come up as primary, I have to issue an
> > > 'drbdadm primary r0' to get it to come up. Is this normal?
> > 
> > We've did some tests under 4.7 and could not reproduce what you are
> > seeing (well, and 4.8 is just around the corner). 
> Okay, we can reproduce it. 
> IMPORT and $env were introduced into udev around the time of 05x udev
> releases, while CentOS 4 still is at 039 (and likely will stay there). 
> So yes, the udev rules won't work. 
> I'm at the moment preparing the last rounds of the drbd-8.3 rpms for
> CentOS 4 and 5 and will remove the udev rules for CentOS 4 in that rpm. 

just a FYI,
drbd-8.3.2-rc1 is due today, latest tomorrow

: Lars Ellenberg
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