[DRBD-user] Low.dev. smaller than requested DRBD-dev. size.

Lionel Sausin ls at numerigraphe.com
Wed Jun 1 10:04:27 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.

Le -10/01/-28163 20:59, Chris Barnes a écrit :
> On 5/31/2011 9:47 AM, Felix Frank wrote:
>> On 05/31/2011 04:06 PM, Chris Barnes wrote:
>>> That seems to be the recurring problem - the resource is NOT empty.
>>> It's
>>> in production.
>>> The docs seem to be written for folks that have 2 brand new, empty disk
>>> arrays.  At least in the places I work, that's never gonna happen.
>> Doesn't compute. Is the larger array live or the smaller one?
>> If the larger one is live, you're probably out of luck. How would you
>> want to replicate onto a smaller array?
> The smaller one.
>> If the smaller one is live, I don't see the harm in resizing the
>> larger one.
> Hmm....
I don't think DRBD can resize the big volume if it's not up-to-date and
has internal meta-data.
I would just delete it and create a volume of the exact same size as the
small one, and move on.

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