[DRBD-user] Problems creating my first resource with drbdmanage

Philipp Marek philipp.marek at linbit.com
Mon Jun 13 09:07:00 CEST 2016

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Hi John,

> In my three-node cluster I ran
> drbdmanage add-volume foo 3GB --deploy 3
> on node1.local
> I got two "Operation completed successfully" messages and six "drbd 
> .drbdctrl: State change failed: Peer may not become primary while device 
> is opened read-only" on node1.local
> There were no messages on node2.local and one "State change failed" 
> message on node3.local
> How can I get out of this situation and prevent it happening again?
to me that sounds as if you're running some older version of DRBD 9 and/or 
DRBD Manage.

If you're using some Debian derivate, please try the packages from the 
LINBIT PPA (http://links.linbit.com/ppa); or try git HEAD.

Then, a "drbdmanage resume-all" should fix the resources.

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