[DRBD-user] A few Q's before upgrade... Re: [DRBD-announce] drbd-0.6.12.tar.gz

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Mar 10 16:42:21 CET 2004


Am Wednesday 10 March 2004 16:22 schrieb Csan:
> Thanks, Philipp!
>
> ...ok and this is the point when I will try to upgrade to this final
> version. If it fails, I'll fall back to the current "working" version and
> monitor 0.7 development.
>
> The main question to you all before I jump into it: are there any caveats
> for the upgrade from version *0.6.2*? Is this upgrade path recommended?
>

0.6.2  (api:61/proto:62)
0.6.12 (api:64/proto:62)

You have to make shure to update kernel module *and* drbdsetup. since the
ioctl() interface changed in the mean time.

Even a rolling upgrade is possible.

> Meaning: should I change anything in the DRBD world of my server besides
> the recompiled kernel module (kernel 2.4.20 with dm patch)?
>
> Details (one of the three identical devices):
>
> # drbdsetup /dev/nb0 show
> Lower device: 08:03   (/dev/sda3)
> Disk options:
>  disk-size = 29318625 KB
>  do-panic
> Local address: 192.168.111.2:7778
> Remote address: 192.168.111.1:7778
> Wire protocol: A
> Net options:
>  timeout = 4.0 sec
>  sync-min = 200 KB/sec
>  sync-max = 102400 KB/sec
>  sync-nice = -20
>  tl-size = 5000
>  connect-int = 5 sec
>  ping-int = 5 sec
>
> (I will also wait for the debian package update before I do anything)
>
> My current version is:
> version: 0.6.2 (api:61/proto:62)
>
> Additional info:
> All the devices run without a secondary node at the moment. So I will add
> the node at the same time I upgrade the drbd on primary.
>
> Thanks.
>

-Philipp
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