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Old 07-14-2008, 05:36 PM
Bob
 
Default drbd WAS working fine; but now fsck can't open /dev/drbd? ??

running debian etch; drbd v0.7; along with HA; under ext3 filesystems;

both system were running fine, and drbd work working great.
assuming there was a power outage, now when I bring up the primary
system I get (during boot):
>>
fsck.ext3: no such file or directory while trying to open /dev/drbd0
the superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
filesystem.
fsck died with exit status 8 ....[snip]... superblock may be
corrupt.
<<

/dev/drbd0 is drbd's device to /dev/sdb1; which DOES fsck PERFECTLY.

this system isn't even coming up to runlevel 2... going into maint.
mode....

i've tried ef2check -f and it shows filesys clean... (again on /dev/
sdb1)

/dev/drbd0 doesn't exist until drbd is loaded; but if I load drbd,
there's no way I can fsck /dev/drbd0 because "it's busy".

anyone have any idea's ??

TIA - Bob


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Old 07-16-2008, 03:43 PM
Bob
 
Default drbd WAS working fine; but now fsck can't open /dev/drbd? ??

As a followup to my own post -

I've since tried inserting drbd into /etc/modules, and /etc/initramfs-
tools/modules (and updated initramfs).

But nothing I do seems to cause the drbd module to load prior to fsck
running..
(I do have drbd0.7-module-source installed) and the module DOES load
& work fine, if I manually continue past the boot issue.

Any other thoughts/suggestions?

TIA - Bob

On Jul 14, 1:00 pm, Bob <bobg.h...@gmail.com> wrote:
> running debian etch; drbd v0.7; along with HA; under ext3 filesystems;
>
> both system were running fine, and drbd work working great.
> assuming there was a power outage, now when I bring up the primary
> system I get (during boot):
>
> fsck.ext3: no such file or directory while trying to open /dev/drbd0
> the superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
> filesystem.
> fsck died with exit status 8 ....[snip]... superblock may be
> corrupt.
> <<
>
> /dev/drbd0 is drbd's device to /dev/sdb1; which DOES fsck PERFECTLY.
>
> this system isn't even coming up to runlevel 2... going into maint.
> mode....
>
> i've tried ef2check -f and it shows filesys clean... (again on /dev/
> sdb1)
>
> /dev/drbd0 doesn't exist until drbd is loaded; but if I load drbd,
> there's no way I can fsck /dev/drbd0 because "it's busy".
>
> anyone have any idea's ??
>
> TIA - Bob
>
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Old 07-17-2008, 04:00 PM
Bob
 
Default drbd WAS working fine; but now fsck can't open /dev/drbd? ??

;-) well - as a followup to my followup...

I've confirmed that the drbd module IS loading.

The problem fsck is having is that drbd is marking the partition as
secondary, and as such, it is not RW accesssible.

So now this is looking like a drbd config problem; but all does look
fine; so I'm still a bit lost...

Bob

On Jul 16, 11:20 am, Bob <bobg.h...@gmail.com> wrote:
> As a followup to my own post -
>
> I've since tried inserting drbd into /etc/modules, and /etc/initramfs-
> tools/modules (and updated initramfs).
>
> But nothing I do seems to cause the drbd module to load prior to fsck
> running..
> (I do have drbd0.7-module-source installed) and the module DOES load
> & work fine, if I manually continue past the boot issue.
>
> Any other thoughts/suggestions?
>
> TIA - Bob
>
> On Jul 14, 1:00 pm, Bob <bobg.h...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > running debian etch; drbd v0.7; along with HA; under ext3 filesystems;
>
> > both system were running fine, and drbd work working great.
> > assuming there was a power outage, now when I bring up the primary
> > system I get (during boot):
>
> > fsck.ext3: no such file or directory while trying to open /dev/drbd0
> > the superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2
> > filesystem.
> > fsck died with exit status 8 ....[snip]... superblock may be
> > corrupt.
> > <<
>
> > /dev/drbd0 is drbd's device to /dev/sdb1; which DOES fsck PERFECTLY.
>
> > this system isn't even coming up to runlevel 2... going into maint.
> > mode....
>
> > i've tried ef2check -f and it shows filesys clean... (again on /dev/
> > sdb1)
>
> > /dev/drbd0 doesn't exist until drbd is loaded; but if I load drbd,
> > there's no way I can fsck /dev/drbd0 because "it's busy".
>
> > anyone have any idea's ??
>
> > TIA - Bob
>
> > --


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