[DRBD-user] Convert a windows partition to drbd

Cristian Mammoli - Apra Sistemi c.mammoli at apra.it
Mon Jul 11 11:27:57 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 07/11/2011 11:14 AM, jm130794 wrote:
> The same size ? Ok, and for drbd metadata ?

If you want to use a raw drbd device:
Create a larger drbd device (with enough space for metadata, see the 
user guide)
dd from the original lvm to the drbd device

If you want to use a logical volume:
Create a larger drbdCreate a larger drbd device device, leaving space 
for metadata and other future lvm volumes
Configure the drbd device as an lvm physical volume
Create a VG and a LV with the same size of the original disk on top of it
Edit lvm.conf to use only the drbd device (see the user guide)
dd from the original lvm and to the lvm device on top of drbd


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