[DRBD-user] drbdmanage init with zfs storage?

Roland Kammerer roland.kammerer at linbit.com
Tue Aug 16 09:36:46 CEST 2016

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On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 09:51:20AM -0600, dan wrote:
> Hello!  First off, I'm new to drbd, or rather I haven't used it in a
> very very long time.
> I'm looking for a way to:
> a) init a new drbd cluster with drbdmanage backed by zfs (instead of lvm)
> or
> b) init a new drbd cluster with drbdmanage and then change the control
> volume over to zfs afterwards.
> I can't find documentation on either possibility

The control volume itself is always on LVM and there is currently no way
to change that. It's 2 x 4M. I don't see a reason to change that.

You can put all your data volumes on ZFS (thin, thick, configurable
block size and what not). Documented in the drbd9 user guide.

Regards, rck

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