[DRBD-user] Compilation error with drbd-0.7_pre8 and Linux 2.4

Michael Heim Michael.Heim at gmx.com
Fri Jun 25 19:34:35 CEST 2004


Hi Lars,

in my opinion support for 2.4 kernels is necessary. We are using several SLES 
8 in production state. The 0.7 branch of drbd has many features, which make 
production more fearless and reliable. 

For new systems you are right to use 2.6 kernel systems (like SLES 9, by the 
way: where can i get a SLES 9 test version?), but we don't want to migrate 
our current systems to a new kernel (with all the testing and migration 
effort) , only to use the 0.7 branch of drbd.

So i think it is wise to have two stable versions of drbd (one for 2.4 and one 
for 2.6 kernels) at release date of 0.7.

I do the best to help, but i am a IT guy with some cluster knowledge, C 
programming is not my favorite. 

So long
Michael

On Friday 25 June 2004 15:25, drbd-user-request at lists.linbit.com wrote:
> Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 13:53:19 +0200
> From: Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb at suse.de>
> To: Benoit.Ropartz at alcatel.fr, drbd-user at linbit.com
> Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Compilation error with drbd-0.7_pre8 and Linux 2.4
> (SLES 8.0 SP3 and i386 SMP)
>
> On 2004-06-25T13:43:41,
>
>    Benoit.Ropartz at alcatel.fr said:
> > I have seen in last CVS that you defined find_first_bit and find_next_bit
> > for X86
> > target ==> #if defined(CONFIG_X86) ???
> >
> > Why you don't add functions for other target ??? My mine is PPC....
>
> Use a 2.6.x kernel and be happy ;-)
>
>
> Sincerely,
>     Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb at suse.de>
>
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