Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Hi all, >> But yes, any write during resync to no-yet synced, "dirty" blocks >> will bring those blocks in sync as well. >> >> As an extreme example, if you'd just zero-out the full device during >> resync, you'd bring it in-sync by application writes. > This 'zero-out' trick is exactly what I do for all new DRBD builds. It's > a great way, pre-production, to sync DRBD without mucking around trying > to force the normal resync rate up (which I wouldn't want in production > anyway). > You guys have been faster than my thoughts. Reading the first statement I was thinking of "dd'ing" the device from /dev/zero to speed up sync. Currently I'm doing it and I will report about state changes :) Thanks! Christian