[CentOS] Should I update to DRBD 82?

Tue Mar 18 21:58:07 UTC 2008
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

Amos Shapira wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>> Amos Shapira wrote:
>>> As far as I'm aware DRBD works fine for me. Is there a way I can find
>> out
>>> about the new release and weather I should upgrade?
>> Basically, see the details here:
>> http://www.drbd.org/releases.html
> According to this link, drbd 8 is the "stable" one and 8.2 is still in
> development.
>> That is up to you :D .. but drbd82 (which is currently drbd-8.2.5) is a
>> replacement for drbd-8.0.x for CentOS-5.
>> If you look at the drbd.org site, drbd-7 is really no longer getting any
>> updates and is moving towards EOL in October 2008, and drbd-8.0.x is
>> feature frozen and not getting any more features, though it will get
>> security only updates from linbit.
> Sounds like just what I need - it (8.0) works for me, stable, and gets
> security updates.

Not in CentOS ... centos is running the drbd82 branch, it is an update 
for drbd-8 and I won't be puttin gany more drbd-8 stuff in centos-5 extras.

> So now - more of a "yum" question - what can I put in some file to prevent
> yum from trying to upgrade drbd8 to drbd82 for now?
> Thanks very much for your reply.

Please see this discussion thread with one of the drbd devels where they 
say 8.2 is the one to use:


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