[DRBD-user] Seek help

Ravi Sankar ravipemmasani at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 08:42:31 CEST 2018

Dear Trevor,

Thanks for the prompt update.

Based on below info,can kindly verify and advice,if there's any
workaround/fix to address this issue.
Your help is much appreciated.

Due to the DRBD issue,we boot our servers using original boot image(.

[root]]# uname -a
Linux KSSGGPAP.2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 9 08:03:13 EST 2011
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root]# rpm -qa |grep drbd

[root]# drbdadm --version
DRBDADM_BUILD by dag at Build64R6\,\ 2011-11-20\ 10:57:26


On 5 July 2018 at 21:54, Trevor Hemsley <themsley at voiceflex.com> wrote:

> On 05/07/18 12:23, Ravi Sankar wrote:
> Dear Support,
> I would like to introduce myself,Ravi,working as DBA,located in Singapore.
> We recently hit an issue with DRBD after upgrade kernel,unable to mount
> Kindly refer below details of our env.
> OS-Rhel 6.2,kernel 2.6.32-220
> Kernel Upgrade to  2.6.32-754
> Current DRBD version-8.3.12
> Based on the above info,can kindly shed some light?.Please advice any
> compatibilty issue with Kernel update?.
> After switch back to original kernel version,we were able to bring up DRBD.
> Well, first, good news for updating into the 21st century ;-)
> Where did you get your drbd packages from? Or did you install from source?
> Depending on how you installed, the solution will be different.
> If it came from the ELRepo yum repository then you would have a package
> installed called something like
> kmod-drbd83.x86_64                   8.3.16-3.el6.elrepo
> elrepo
> though in your case it would be considerably older than that. If you have
> that installed now then re-enable the ELRepo repo and re-run yum update to
> pick up their latest build.
> If you built from source then you will need to rebuild against the latest
> kernel-{headers/devel} packages. Be aware that there may be code changes on
> the DRBD source side required in order to compile against the 6.10 kernels
> so you should probably update to the latest 8.3 source and build from that.
> You will also find that ELRepo offer kmod-drbd84 packages that are far
> more up to date - 8.3 has had no maintenance for several years now I think.
> Going from 8.3 to 8.4 is not difficult but there are some config file
> changes that may need to be made to get there.
> Linbit themselves also have packaged versions of DRBD for their paying
> customers and you may be using those now and will need to update.
> Trevor
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