[DRBD-user] drbd-8.0pre5 write conflict question

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Oct 3 16:51:56 CEST 2006

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/ 2006-10-03 16:46:13 +0200
\ KOZMAN Balint:
> Hi there,
> It's nice to see, that pre5 is out there. I thought of upgrading from
> pre4, but there is a line in the changelog that makes me fear, namely:
>  * The write conflict detection code for primary-primary is currently
>    broken, but will be fixed soon.
> Does that mean that pre5 shouldn't be used in primary-primary situations?

the conflict detection code of everything before is broken too.
we recognized that, and ripped it out, and will put it back in soonish.
this time hopefully it will be correctly implemented.

as long as you use ocfs, conflicting writes "should never happen" anyways.

and of course, it is still not ready for production.
otherwise we won't name it 'pre', right?

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