[DRBD-announce] drbd-8.3.10rc1.tar.gz

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Mon Dec 20 18:32:32 CET 2010


This time we have a pretty short change log, but some of those
short lines have a lot of work in them.

 DRBD now scales to petabyte devices (on 64 bit platforms)!

 The other big change is the introduction of the Ahead/Behind mode.
 It is intended for setups where it is more important to have low IO 
 latencies that an up-to-date mirror. This can be important for long 
 distance replication.

Please note: This is a release candidate, not intended for production.
Please help with testing!

8.3.10rc1 (api:88/proto:86-96)
 * Fixed a subtle performance degradation that might affected synchronous
   work loads (databases) (introduced in 8.3.9)
 * Fixed a locking regression (introduced in 8.3.9)
 * Fixed on-no-data-accessible for Primary, SyncTarget nodes (Bugz 332)
 * Progress bar for online verify
 * Optionally use the resync speed control loop code for the online verify
   process as well
 * Added code to detect false positives when using data-integrity-alg
 * New config option on-congestion and new connection states ahead and behind
 * Reduced IO latencies during resync, bitmap exchange and temporal states
 * Only build a single kernel module package on distributions that provide
   the infrastructure to have kernel version independent modules
 * On 64bit architectures allow device sizes up to one petabyte


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