[DRBD-user] Please make it stop!

Ben Timby btimby at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 16:37:52 CET 2009

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, Mar 24, 2009 at 4:39 AM, Lars Ellenberg
<lars.ellenberg at linbit.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 07:29:51PM -0400, Ben Timby wrote:
>> Why do I have to opt out of this survey every time I do anything with drbd?
> because you never even read the introduction section
> in the drbd.conf man page.

You're right, I only read the message that told me that answering no
would opt me out completely.

>> Other boxes after I type no once, it does not ask any more. This box
>> asks every time... Nagware to the extreme... See below, I type no
>> three times just to restart the service.
>> HELP!
> most likely it cannot reach usage.drbd.org,
> and thus retries over and over again.

It can reach that host, my other node simply buzzed off when I told it
no the first time. This node insisted on asking over and over.

> to have it not ask,
> you can either completely enable or disable this.
> man drbd.conf
> global { usage-count yes; }
> (or no; default is ask, which is why it asks.)

Thank you.

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