[DRBD-user] drbd just ate my data

Ben Beuchler insyte at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 08:01:14 CET 2010

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

DRBD did not eat your data; you've thrown it away...

> What is the correct procedure to prevent this and the right way to bring in
> a new node?

There is no correct procedure for what it sounds like you were trying
to do.  DRBD only allows one device to be primary at a time (aside
from rather more advanced cases involving clustered filesystems).
This means you do not create a filesystem on web001.

You need to *thoroughly* understand sections 1 and 2 of the
Introduction before you plan your deployment:


Then, as it appears you've already successfully installed DRBD, you
need to follow these directions step-by-step:


At the end you will have a filesystem you can use *either* on web001
*or* on web002, but not both at the same time.


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