[DRBD-user] Accelerate first initialization

Mrten mrten+drbd at ii.nl
Fri Jul 8 11:02:40 CEST 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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On 08-07-2011 10:47:08, Vincent Maugé wrote:

> I am new to drbd and I am wondering if there is a way to accelerate first
> initialization for new server (I mean without any usefull data). I find the
> doc on 
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide-emb/s-using-truck-based-replication.html 
> but I have a Raid 6 so I cannot use raid rebuild to mirror two servers.

Look at the manual page for drbdsetup:


under 'new-current-uuid'. Mind, if you ever run a verification the non-equal
blocks will be transferred anway.


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