Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 07:00:50AM +0100, Simon Billis wrote: > Hi, > > Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Initial sync, just want to confirm the process > > (and not go down in a blaze of glory) > > > > Hmm sorry Dan, but this has left me a little confused. > > As I said in my first post, storage00 is LIVE and has around 4TB of > > data on it, I have a dedicated gigabit NIC for drbd, (the machine has 6 > > network cards in it, 4 for MPIO iSCSI, 1 for managment/heartbeat, 1 for > > DRBD) I have already setup storage01 and have issued drbdadm create-md > > meta and drbdadm create-md data on the secondary machine, I haven't > > started drbd on it as it needs to be rebooted first, hence why I'm now > > a little cautious on the reboot of the machine. > > I'm not sure why you will need to reboot, you should be able to bring the > drbd resource into secondary mode right away with the following commands > > #On the primary node (storage00) check the status with > drbdadm status > > #You should see something like: > [root at raid-primary ~]# drbdadm status > <drbd-status version="8.3.8" api="88"> > <resources config_file="/etc/drbd.conf"> > <resource minor="1" name="drbd1" cs="StandAlone" ro1="Primary" ro2="Unknown" > ds1="UpToDate" ds2="DUnknown" /> Uh. !? Why would you voluntarily parse pseudo-xml with your eyes? That output is meant to be consumed by scripts or the DRBD MC Gui. Try: # drbd-overview or # cat /proc/drbd or # grep cs: /proc/drbd -- : 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