[DRBD-user] drbd 8.3.12 not writing meta data

Florian Haas florian at hastexo.com
Wed Jun 6 21:59:23 CEST 2012

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On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Dirk <dirk.schulz at kinzesberg.de> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> on a freshly installed server pair I am activating 3 drbd volumes each.
> The first two go without problem, the third returns
>> [root at server-01 ~]# drbdadm create-md RESOURCE
>> Writing meta data...
>> initializing activity log
>> NOT initialized bitmap
>> New drbd meta data block successfully created.
>> success
>> Command 'drbdmeta 2 v08 /dev/sda7 internal write-dev-uuid
>> B8B8EDD2900264FC' terminated with exit code 255
> The weird things about that are:
> - /dev/sda7 is a freshly created partition with nothing on it
> - this happens on both servers with exactly this partition
> Even disabling sanity-checks does not really work:
>> [root at server-01 ~]# drbdmeta --ignore-sanity-checks 2 v08 /dev/sda7
>> internal write-dev-uuid B8B8EDD2900264FC
>> [root at server-01 ~]# drbdadm attach RESOURCE
>> 2: Failure: (119) No valid meta-data signature found.
>>    ==> Use 'drbdadm create-md res' to initialize meta-data area. <==
> I am stuck. I do not google many hits with the above exit code and find
> nothing in the docs about it - any hint or help is appreciated.

Whoa. Tried upgrading to 8.3.13, by any chance? Does that make a difference?


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