In the following section, we provide answers to questions that are most frequently asked about DRBD and LVM.
Questions and Answers
Yes, DRBD supports on-line resizing. If you enlarge your logical volume that acts as a backing device for DRBD, you can enlarge DRBD itself too, and of course your file system if it supports resizing.
Yes, you can use DRBD as a Physical Volume (PV) for LVM.
Depending on the default LVM configuration shipped with your
distribution, you may need to add the
/dev/drbd* device files to the
filter option in your
lvm.conf so LVM scans your DRBDs for PV
This requires careful tuning of your LVM configuration to avoid duplicate PV scans, but yes, it is possible.