[DRBD-user] Does 8.3.x replace 8.0.x?

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Jan 8 10:21:10 CET 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 06:32:31PM -0500, Maurice Volaski wrote:
> In trying to compile 8.0.14 under 2.6.27-gentoo-r7 under x64, I get
> /var/tmp/portage/sys-cluster/drbd-kernel-8.0.14/work/drbd-8.0.14/drbd/drbd_receiver.c: 
> In function 'drbd_alloc_ee':
> /var/tmp/portage/sys-cluster/drbd-kernel-8.0.14/work/drbd-8.0.14/drbd/drbd_receiver.c:257: 
> error: 'struct bio' has no member named 'bi_hw_segments'
> Will there be a 8.0.15


> to address this

this alone is not sufficient enough for a 8.0.15 release, I guess.

diff --git a/drbd/drbd_receiver.c b/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
index d012ede..5bf598c 100644
--- a/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
+++ b/drbd/drbd_receiver.c
@@ -254,7 +254,6 @@ struct Tl_epoch_entry *drbd_alloc_ee(struct drbd_conf *mdev,
-			DUMPI(bio->bi_hw_segments);
 			goto fail2;

> or has that series been abandoned 
> for 8.3.x?


> If upgrading is the only way forward on newer kernels, then is this just 
> mostly swapping of versions? That is, existing drbd volumes made with 
> 8.0.x will just work?


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