[DRBD-user] Any way to jump over initial sync ?

digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Tue Aug 28 22:18:54 CEST 2018

On 2018-08-28 12:59 PM, Julien Escario wrote:
> Hello,
> Just wanted to know : is there a way to get rid of initial sync with linstor and
> zfs backend ?
> Right now, I have a 1TB volume to create and initial sync is veeeery long.
> I think it's mostly due to unavailability of thinly provisionned ZFS resources
> but perhaps is there a way to suspend resync and ask the system to simply
> consider both resources as sync'ed ?
> Best regards,
> Julien

In 8.4, you could do 'drbdadm new-current-uuid --clear-bitmap <res>'. Be 
aware though; The bits won't match until/unless a given block is 
written. So a 'verify' will be problematic.


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