[PVE-User] [DRBD-user] Failure: (119) No valid meta-data signature found after expanding the underlying block device

Yannis Milios yannis.milios at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 07:35:16 CEST 2012

I did follow the resizing guide but without results.
I finally found solution by giving:

LVM_SYSTEM_DIR= drbdadm create-md r0

After that I was able to resize the DRBD volume without problem following
the guide...

On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Felix Frank <ff at mpexnet.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 08/24/2012 11:04 AM, Yannis Milios wrote:
> > The underlying block device (/dev/sdb) is a hardware raid-5 array on
> > both nodes (total 500gb).
> > I tried to expand this device by adding additional hdd on each node (now
> > 750gb).
> > After that giving fdisk -l /dev/sdb I can see the new disk size on both
> > nodes.
> > DRBD accesses directly the /dev/sdb device without underlying LV.
> good questions. Please read
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-resizing.html
> This should cover most if not all of your questions. I advise caution
> when dealing with your metadata, it's rather precious.
> Cheers,
> Felix
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