[DRBD-user] DRBD Metadata

Christian Völker cvoelker at knebb.de
Mon Jul 11 14:06:29 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.


Why do you want to resize when you're just creating everything from scratch?

You need to be aware what you want to resize. Will the RAID volume be
enlarged at a later stage? Or do you only assign partial space from the

Why do you want to use LVM?

If you use the full RAID array yu won't need LVM- increase later the
raid (on both drbd nodes!) and increase the drbd volume. Done.

Just the partial one- put LVM under drbd and enlarge the LV later
(Again, on both!) whenn needed.



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