[DRBD-user] Problem with drbdadm create-md r0 - exit code 20

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Jun 19 13:36:08 CEST 2009

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On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 02:27:33AM -0700, dembi wrote:
> Hello every body))
> I have two hosts:
> Cl1
> Cl2
> I am trying to configure DRBD8.
> And I use following guide :
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide-emb/s-first-time-up.html
> But when I try to create meta data, I received error:
> cl1:/# drbdadm create-md r0
> Device '0' is configured!
> Command 'drbdmeta 0 v08 /dev/hda9 internal create-md' terminated with exit
> code 20
> drbdadm create-md r0: exited with code 20
> /dev/hda9 – this partitions on both my hosts.
> Please explain me why I received this error?
> Thanks In advance.

because you cannot create new meta data for already configured devices.
take it down again, first.

: Lars Ellenberg
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