[DRBD-user] Resize external metadata?

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Feb 15 13:22:27 CET 2017

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

On Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:07:17AM +0000, Owen Dunn wrote:
> I have a DRBD configured with external metadata, which has so far only been
> set up on one node.  By my calculations the external metadata is too small
> (by either the exact or approximate formulae in the docs) for the data block
> device.  DRBD has dealt with this by restricting the size of the resource to
> the maximum size permitted by the metadata.  All very sensible, hurrah.
> Can I now just lvextend the external metadata LV to allow me to drbdadm
> resize the resource to its full size?

That is how it is supposed to work, yes.


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