[ubuntu-cloud] DRBD Kernel Module?

Scott Moser smoser at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 14 22:06:06 UTC 2011

On Mon, 14 Nov 2011, Thomas Oatess wrote:

> Hi Paul ...
> This is precisely the guide I used to install DRBD.  While attempting to
> start the process,  it failed with DRBD module not loaded.  I tried to
> modprobe drbd.  Didn't work.  Doesn't exist in the virtual image.

$ sudo apt-get install linux-image-extra-virtual
$ sudo depmod -a
$ sudo modprobe drbd

This '-extra' package is only available in oneiric and beyond, but its
basically the rest of the modules that did not make the -virtual kernel.

I opened bug 890447 (http://pad.lv/890447) as you should not have to run

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