[DRBD-user] Resize DRBD / XFS without LVM

Stefan Seifert nine at detonation.org
Tue Nov 24 10:40:39 CET 2009

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On Tuesday 24 November 2009 10:14:07 Stefan Priebe - allied internet ag wrote:

> I've two servers running DRBD with a XFS Filesystem. I'm not using LVM.
> Now i want to resize / grow the XFS Filesystem.
> How is this working?
> - resize both Raid Arrays (not resizing any partition)
> But what to do next? I can delete the partition table and create a new
> one with the same starting but i've to stop DRBD to reread the partition
> table but then DRBD does not find his metadata anymore.

No you haven't. Like newer versions of fdisk you can use partprobe to tell the 
kernel to re-read partition tables.

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