[CentOS-devel] Back-port md raid1/10 BIO_RW_SYNC patch for DRBD

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Thu Mar 1 11:15:09 UTC 2007


On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 05:12 -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 00:42 -0500, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> <snip>
> 
> > Some more bad, drbd kernel modules naming convention off:
> > 
> > [root at mfg-nyc-iscsi2 noarch]# yum list available '*kernel*'
> > Setting up repositories
> > Reading repository metadata in from local files
> > Available Packages
> > kernel.x86_64                            2.6.9-42.0.10.EL       update
> > kernel-devel.x86_64                      2.6.9-42.0.10.EL       update
> > kernel-doc.noarch                        2.6.9-42.0.10.plus.c4
> > centosplus
> > kernel-largesmp.x86_64                   2.6.9-42.0.10.EL       update
> > kernel-largesmp-devel.x86_64             2.6.9-42.0.10.EL       update
> 
> <snip>
> 

oops ... I meant inside the "extras" repository (not the "plus")
repository for the next line

> Inside the plus repository there are drbd kernel modules for the
> standard kernels and the plus kernels.
> 
> Inside the centosplus repos there are also xfs kernel modules for both
> the standard and plus kernels.
> 
> The naming convention concerning %dist for certain files, is that
> upstream is ever chancing their %dist.  In this newest incarnation, they
> are going to use:
> 
> .el4 and .el5
> 
> So, centos wants to use .el4.centos and .el5.centos  (in the past, we
> did use .centos or .c4 or .centos4)  the %dist should have no real
> effect on anything ... or maybe I am missing the point of the question.
> 
> One thing to remember after major changes is that it takes some finite
> amount of time for all external mirrors to update ... maybe the one you
> were using has the standard kernel but the plus kernel (shipped some 12
> hours or so later) had not made it there yet.
> 
> I am using the i686-plus kernel and drbd modules on 8 drbd clusters
> without any issues that I can see.
> 
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
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