Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Monday 21 September 2009 12:49, Mark Watts wrote: > On Mon, 2009-09-21 at 11:12 +0200, Bart Coninckx wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I need to migrate an existing server to a DRBD-Heartbeat cluster. The > > existing server unfortunately hasn't got enough diskspace available to > > accomodate the DRBD partition, so I need to reinstall it. My plan is to > > install the second node, configure DRBD on it with an absent second node > > and then completely reinstall the first node. This would require me to > > bring "up" the partition on the DRBD device without the other DRBD device > > on the other server being available until later. Is this possible? > > Yes. > > Do all the configuration as though there were two nodes, but set > "wfc-timeout 0;" to stop that node waiting for a partner. > Once you promote it to primary (probably via a split heartbeat cluster) > you should be good to go. (/proc/drbd should show Primary/Unknown) > > When you bring the second node up (make sure the partition/device size > is the same!) and you've done the > "drbdadm create-md $resource" > you should be able to > "drbdadm -- --overwrite-data-of-peer primary $resource" > on the primary and watch them sync. > > Mark. Mark, excellent, will try it this way! B.