[DRBD-user] Running drbdadm without being prompted

Robert reg at elconas.de
Fri Jun 5 11:19:08 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.

echo yes | drbdadm ...

Robert :)

sa schrieb:
> I am looking to automate the entire setup of machines that use drbd.  I am
> currently using PXE booting and kickstart.  But the problem I am running
> into is the drbdadm command always want to prompt:
>  ==> This might destroy existing data! <==
> Do you want to proceed?
> [need to type 'yes' to confirm]
> during the installation of the disks under drbd control.  I understand why
> you would normally want this prompt, but in my case of setting up new
> machines, I would like to have a '-y' option to assume 'yes'. I have not
> found anyway to bypass this prompt.  Anyone know of any flags/commands/ways
> to avoid being prompted to proceed?  Or if anyone has any suggestions about
> how they have automated the configuration of DRBD, I wouldn't mind hearing
> them.
> Thanks.
> JimN
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