[CentOS] DRBD question.

Tue Mar 18 13:00:55 UTC 2008
Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com>

Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-03-17 at 16:40 -0400, Steve Campbell wrote:
>> I'm going to have to be a little vague on this one, but hope I provide 
>> enough to make the question clear. I'm not doing the work on this 
>> server, a co-worker is, but I said I would ask for him.
>> He is trying to get DRBD installed. He's using Centos 5.1 and the yum 
>> repos, but is getting problems with things like the kernel, drbd.so, and 
>> the likes. All install fine, but I'm not sure he is getting the proper 
>> kernel with the drbd stuff. Almost sounds like he needs a dev rpm from 
>> somewhere because drbd.so isn't on the machine after installing the 
>> RPMs. (Can't do the insmod drbd.so).
>> Does anyone have a quick and easy(?) step by step to get it installed? 
> Have you read the wiki : http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Ha-Drbd  ?
>> He'll figure out the config if he can get it installed properly. Right 
>> now, he's running from source OK, but you all know the arguements for 
>> source versus rpm.
> Everything is included in the Extras repositories .. no need to compile
> from source
>> Thanks for any help. I'll try and get caught up on what he's doing to 
>> better answer any questions presented.

A quick check with him this morning while he was rushing to take a call 
from the hospital - He says the drbd8.2 rpm has conflicts when trying to 
yum install. 
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