[DRBD-user] help request for truck replication from stacked remote backup mirror

Felix Frank ff at mpexnet.de
Fri Aug 5 09:32:44 CEST 2011

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


On 08/05/2011 02:31 AM, Jerry Gally wrote:
> Our attempts to get the primary mirror up look like this (athough the
> ext3 file system is recovered, most importantly at the moment for us is
> that the stacked metadata is missing, and cannot be re-created without
> shrinking the ext3 file system ... why would that be true?):

I think you should just initialize and sync the lower DRBD device
normally. Then perform truck-based replication using a dd *into the
primary lower device*.

That should do the trick, unless I'm missing something.


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