[DRBD-user] Skipping initial sync, and full sync after node failure

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Oct 22 22:21:18 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.

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 02:44:45PM -0400, Jean-Francois Chevrette wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> when creating a new resource which doesn't have any data that you want  
> to keep on either node, you can use the following:
> # drbdadm -- --clear-bitmap new-current-uuid drbd0
> You can see the documentation here and make sure this applies to your  
> situation:
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/re-drbdadm.html
> Then, your second issue should not occur as both nodes will now have a  
> synchronized bitmap. It least that's how I understand it.

The necessary procedure is best documented in the drbdsetup manpage,
which is online as well:

currently, the section on new-current-uuid is
but I'm not sure how stable those "id" tags are,
when the docbook sources change ;)

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