[DRBD-user] Failure: (119) No valid meta-data signature found after expanding the underlying block device

Felix Frank ff at mpexnet.de
Tue Aug 28 15:51:19 CEST 2012

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.


On 08/24/2012 11:04 AM, Yannis Milios wrote:
> The underlying block device (/dev/sdb) is a hardware raid-5 array on
> both nodes (total 500gb).
> I tried to expand this device by adding additional hdd on each node (now
> 750gb).
> After that giving fdisk -l /dev/sdb I can see the new disk size on both
> nodes.
> DRBD accesses directly the /dev/sdb device without underlying LV.

good questions. Please read http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-resizing.html

This should cover most if not all of your questions. I advise caution
when dealing with your metadata, it's rather precious.


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