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 29, 2009 at 07:41:16PM +0000, jay b wrote: > > Hi All: > > I am stuck with truck based replication. I have the following setup: > > node1 (primary): > /dev/sda7 [4TB] > /dev/drbd1 > I have also created filesystem ext3 on drbd1 > > node2: > <same configuration as above, but there is NO filesystem> > > I am basically trying to avoid the initial sync time (if possible). > So, now node1 is primary and if I follow steps written on this page > http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-using-truck-based-replication.html > I can get both servers to display uptodate/uptodate state. > > But, when I mount /dev/drbd1 to /mnt/drbd (on node1 which is primary), > and copy files to /mnt/drbd, I do not see Uptodate/Inconsistent > message (via cat /proc/drbd on node1) Why would you expect node2 to become "Inconsistent" during normal operation? > At this point I would assume that node2 should get some data and try > to sync with primary. Am I missing any steps? When you _connect_ the second node, it will do some (bitmap based) resync. Once connected, and "Connected Uptodate", it will do _online replication_. If there is problem, I don't see it? Either you or me or DRBD misunderstood something, I guess. -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. __ please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed