[DRBD-user] Error setting up DRBD9 Proxmox VE5

Roland Kammerer roland.kammerer at linbit.com
Thu Sep 28 09:38:32 CEST 2017

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On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 02:05:49PM +0000, Görz, Eric wrote:
> Hi list,
> as already mentioned in http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2017-August/023478.html there is still an error while initialize a DRBD9 cluster with drbdmanaged on Proxmox VE5.
> root at XYZ:~# drbdmanage init
> You are going to initialize a new drbdmanage cluster.
> CAUTION! Note that:
>   * Any previous drbdmanage cluster information may be removed
>   * Any remaining resources managed by a previous drbdmanage installation
>     that still exist on this system will no longer be managed by drbdmanage
> Confirm:
>   yes/no: yes
> Error: External command failed:
> drbdsetup new-resource .drbdctrl 0
> Command output:
>   (stdout)
> Command exited with exit_code 20
> Initialization failed
> root at XYZ:~# drbdsetup new-resource .drbdctrl 0
> Excess arguments: 0
> So it should look like "drbdsetup new-resource .drbdctrl_0"

No, it should not. See for example the corresponding man-page for
drbdsetup (the DRBD 9 version, *not* the 8.x version).

> Any idea to solve this? Since there is a dedicated proxmox-5 repo for drbd9 i would like to use drbdmanaged...

My best guess at this point would be you loaded an in kernel 8.4 module
and try to use it like DRBD 9.

Regards, rck

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