Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 02/08/10 11:43, Ralf W. wrote: > Hello Group - Question: We want to create a drbd device greater than 4TB on top > of a hardware raid10 mass storage device. What are the limitations of fdisk and > the second question, do I have to create a partition table or can I just use the > "raw" entire disk (/dev/sda) device. What are your recommendations? > Sincerely, > Ralf Wiegand > If all you will ever want to do is use the entire space on the block device for DRBD, then just use /dev/sdX as the backing device in drbd.conf. If you want to carve the block device up into more than one DRBD volume, or use part of it for something else, you are probably better off using LVM on the raw disk (pvcreate /dev/foo), and using that as the DRBD backing store. Mark. - -- Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS Senior Systems Engineer, IPR Secure Managed Hosting www.QinetiQ.com QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions GPG Key: http://www.linux-corner.info/mwatts.gpg -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.14 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Fedora - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAkxWo6YACgkQBn4EFUVUIO2vaACggiqeupFceaYX9Pu2T8KwAVrM v+sAnRpzr7KlW3Q606sqzMDNWUe5QGKY =jbn3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----