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, 2009-09-10 at 12:06 +0200, Schmidt, Florian wrote: > Hi list, > > i have to add a new DRBD-volume to our production cluster. > > This are the steps I would do: > > - create a new partition on both cluster nodes (fdisk) > - reboot both machines, so the kernel knows about the new partitions > - edit the /etc/drbd.conf and add the new resource (both nodes) > - create internal metadata with drbdadm create-md > - bringing the thing up with drbdadm up (both nodes?) > - doing the initial sync with drbdadm -- --overwrite-data-of-peer > primary > - create a filesystem on the device > - use it! > > Did I miss something? > > Will I have to create new special device files in /dev/ with mknod and > if so, what is the correct command for this? I've just done exactly this, although I shrank an existing filesystem/LVM volume to create another volume. The only thing you have missing is at the end where you configure auto-mounting of the device, probably by making it a heartbeat-manager resource. Mark. -- Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS Senior Systems Engineer, Managed Services Manpower www.QinetiQ.com QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions GPG Key: http://www.linux-corner.info/mwatts.gpg -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: application/pgp-signature Size: 197 bytes Desc: This is a digitally signed message part URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20090910/c44cf752/attachment.pgp>