[DRBD-user] Critical bug in documentation with nested lvm<-drbd->lvm

Dominik Klein dk at in-telegence.net
Tue Oct 27 13:44:29 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.

Martin Gombac wrote:
> Hi,
> i've read http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-nested-lvm.html.
> It seems that when you delegate/create logical volumes in step 11. you
> don't take into account, that in the backing storage for it (/dev/drbd0)
>  there is also metadata, 'cause you use internal. So if all of the disk
> space gets delegated, so does the part with internal metadata (at the
> end of drbd0).

Metadata is never on drbdX. It is on the backing device.


> I think in step 4. another logical volume should be created for metadata
> and referenced in drbd.conf in step 6.
> Regards,
> M.

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