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

Eli Dorfman (Voltaire) dorfman.eli at gmail.com
Tue May 19 16:13:13 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.

Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> 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.

i didn't. just discovered that myself.

> well, you need to work on that procedure.

can you help?
is there a safe way to skip initial sync?


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