[DRBD-user] drbd on ramdisks

Andre Nathan andre at digirati.com.br
Mon Nov 29 19:18:25 CET 2010

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On Fri, 2010-11-19 at 11:37 -0200, Andre Nathan wrote:
> Hello
> I'm trying to setup drbd on a ramdisk. The idea is to use it for session
> storage in a webserver cluster. However, I'm getting the following
> error:
> # drbdadm  create-md r2
> Writing meta data...
> initializing activity log
> pwrite(13,...,32768,536834048) in md_initialize_common:AL failed:
> Input/output error
> Command 'drbdmeta 2 v08 /dev/ram0 internal create-md' terminated with
> exit code 10
> My resource configuration and an strace on the above drbdmeta command
> can be found at
>   http://pastebin.com/feNbVwmz
> Is this kind of configuration supported?

So, is anyone using this successfuly? Is this a bug or ramdisks are
really not supported?


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