[DRBD-user] DRDB Failover Not Right - Not Replicating Share

chalmc80 chrissychalm at hotmail.co.uk
Mon Dec 26 21:13:28 CET 2011

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Please help me! 

I have my DRBD setup with two nodes, using software raid for storage as

I have followed these instructions
Same LVM being /dev/data/filer. I then made a share called VMs and attached
it in ESXi with some files copied to it for testing.

The problem is that when I fail over my primary node, the new share that I
created didn't move. The /data/filer is made but not the share below it.
Whats going wrong? What am I missing? 

I have tried:
- Invalidating the secondary node and letting everything copy across
- Running vgscan after changing the filter in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf (as

When I then bring my primary back online the share is still there with the
files so hasn't been deleted or anything.

I have searched online and also on here but can't find anything. 

Really appreciate it if you could help me :-(

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