[DRBD-user] Question: how to avoid full resync

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue May 19 14:11:35 CEST 2009

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On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 02:39:24PM +0300, Eli Dorfman (Voltaire) wrote:
> >>> for some reason (which only you can determine, as you know what happened),
> >>> "Began resync as SyncSource (will sync 20482176 KB [5120544 bits set])"
> >>> that much bits are set, so that much will be synced.
> >>>
> >>> either you modified that much within 40 seconds (highly unlikely),
> >>> or you tried something "interessting", and it did not work out.
> >>>
> >>> have you been trying to outsmart DRBD?

> It seems that after drbd is installed we run a procedure to skip initial sync node A and B
> since we know that both partitions are empty.
> i assume this is the problem.

exactly what I guessed.
you have been trying to outsmart DRBD,
and you have been holding back that information.
well, you need to work on that procedure.

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