[CentOS-devel] Updates to drbd-related packages

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Thu Mar 11 19:16:14 UTC 2010


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Joseph L. Casale
> <jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
> 
>>>> Funny, there was just a thread on the extra repo's drbd packages today
>>>> in the drbd list. Given those packages have bugs and are not really
>>>> maintained, along with the fact of how easy it is to make rpm's directly
>>>> from source (lacking kmod though) might it be wise to drop them?
> 
>>> I saw a brief discussion on this subject (maintaining drbd etc) on the
>>> centos-devel IRC channel not long ago. Maybe this matter should be
>>> discussed in the -devel mailing list ??  I would like to hear from
>>> core CentOS devs.
> 
>> As suggested, I am posting here to get the dev feedback, clearly having
>> kmods is a much better solution than linbits approach, but the existing
>> bugs will likely catch most new uses off guard.
> 
> I have edited the subject line to make clear what we are going to discuss. :D
> 
> I remember the major work of the last update was done by Ralph with
> extensive help from Fabian and other community members. I hope they
> can continue the effort. :)
> 
> Akemi
>
+1 .. especially because i have to setup a new DRBD cluster on CentOS 
5.x in the following weeks ;-)

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