[DRBD-user] Offline Resize

G C gcstang at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 23:30:09 CET 2018

Thank you for your response.

In our scenario we're limited to a single PV on the LVM and while online
does work it takes a long time for the pvmove to complete from say 2TB to a

We're trying the offline in hopes that it would speed things up a lot.

On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 4:26 PM Adam Goryachev <
mailinglists at websitemanagers.com.au> wrote:

> On 7/12/18 8:54 am, G C wrote:
> Version:
> drbd84-utils.x86_64     8.9.2-1.0.1.el7
> cat /proc/drbd
> version: 8.4.10 (api:1/proto:86-101)
> srcversion: 75EFA3DCEBEF5C771A0FCFC
> Following instructions located here for offline with internal metadata
> https://docs.linbit.com/docs/users-guide-8.4/#s-resizing
> I always get this error, I've found several issues that are similar but
> haven't found anyway to get past this issue.
> Architecture
> # drbdadm down <resource>
>> # drbdadm dump-md clusterdb > /tmp/metadata
>> Found meta data is "unclean", please apply-al first
>> Command 'drbdmeta 0 v08 /dev/drbd/clusterdb internal dump-md' terminated
>>> with exit code 255
> Out of interest, why do you need to use offline resize? I always have used
> the online resize with no issues (LVM underneath). Simply increase the LV
> (on both nodes) and then issue a "drbdadm resize <resource>" command.
> Not sure if that helps, or if you have a reason for using offline resize,
> maybe someone else can assist with that.
> PS, using 8.4.x versions.
> Regards,
> Adam
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