Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 2010-03-12 23:49, Lars Ellenberg wrote: > On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 01:07:42PM -0800, dbarker wrote: >> >> I tried and failed many times to quickly create empty drbd disks. The best >> instructions I found appeared to work, but at the final connect, the entire >> volume (with no filesystem installed at all) resyncd. This occurred even >> using the "Truck Based" instructions. > > You are sure that the procedure described in the drbdsetup manpage > does not work for you? > "This can be used to skip the initial sync, ..." > >> However, if I define a 1G disk, and let that sync (that happens quickly), >> and then resize the disk to 200G (or whatever) using the process for Growing >> Offline, it's nearly instant! Then, I define or expand the file system and >> proceed. >> >> I must be doing something wrong with the --clear-bitmap new-current-uuid, >> but what I've found to work may be helpful to someone else. All the >> instructions I found were very hazy on which commands occurred on which drbd >> instance, and in what order. Also, there were missing steps or the >> instructions didn't match 8.3.0. > > do not use 8.3.0 > simply don't. > > use 8.3.7. On a related note, is version 8.0.14-6+lenny1 as packaged in Debian Lenny reasonable safe, or should we upgrade immediately? We don't need any newer features, just stability. P.S: Lars, sorry for posting directly to you! No reply-to header. I wasn't trying to prove a point ;-) -- Med venlig hilsen Christian Iversen