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How do I download and install DRBD?

How do I download and install DRBD?
I tried http://www.drbd.org/download/packages/

But I have centos OS 5.5 6.4 bit and need step by step directions to do this from the shell. Can someone help?
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medveddCommented:
As root:

yum install drbd
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mccrackyCommented:
did you read the documentation section on that same website

http://www.drbd.org/docs/install/
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hermidaeCommented:
rpm -i  drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm
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mccrackyCommented:
from that site...

CentOS has had DRBD 8 since release 5; DRBD 0.7 was included release 4.

DRBD can be installed using yum (note that you will need the extras repository enabled for this to work):

yum install drbd kmod-drbd
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
I did this and it did not work I got this message

drbd-8.0.16-5.el5.centos.x86_64 from extras has depsolving problems
  --> drbd conflicts with drbd82
Error: drbd conflicts with drbd82
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
 You could try running: package-cleanup --problems
                        package-cleanup --dupes
                        rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
The program package-cleanup is found in the yum-utils package.

yum install heartbeat drbd kmod-drbd

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sobeservices2Author Commented:
This did not work

rpm -i  drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

root@server [~]# rpm -i drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64
error: open of drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64 failed: No such file or directory
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hermidaeCommented:
you have to download first the file from the server you specified in your question:

wget http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/extras/x86_64/RPMS/drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
Ok did that

took a few sec
now what
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hermidaeCommented:
if you did: wget http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/extras/x86_64/RPMS/drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

then now do: rpm -i  drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm

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sobeservices2Author Commented:
error: open of drbd83-8.3.8-1.el.centos.x86_64.rpm failed: No such file or directory
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
ok it worked now what I just got a prompt now
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hermidaeCommented:
could you copy+paste the last 20 lines from your console?
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sobeservices2Author Commented:

root@server [~]# rpm -i drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64.rpm                                  package drbd83-8.3.8-1.el5.centos.x86_64 is already installed
root@server [~]#

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hermidaeCommented:
ok, the it's installed that it's what you wanted
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
Ok isn't there a web interface?
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hermidaeCommented:
I don't think so
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
humm I saw screenshots on there web page let me check then
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hermidaeCommented:
The console isn't a web interface and it is a different software.

wget http://oss.linbit.com/drbd-mc/DMC-0.8.12.jar
java -jar DMC-0.8.12.jar
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
Ok how do I install now?
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
root@server [~]# java -jar DMC-0.8.12.jar
-bash: java: command not found
root@server [~]#
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hermidaeCommented:
yum install java
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
Ok then I run the above command after java installs right?
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
Ok did that now what
and did this java -jar DMC-0.8.12.jar
what next?
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mccrackyCommented:
we can walk you through some things, but if you are going to be setting up something as technical as a drbd server, don't you think you need to read and understand what you are doing rather than just having us tell you every keystroke?
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sobeservices2Author Commented:
I feel a little installed by that comment but oh well

yes I guess drbd is very complicated thing to do. I read alot but just am confused where to begain.

I have it installed and not sure what to do next

Thanks for the help. I just am trying to avoid the $5,000 something rout for there support and install services.
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