Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-03-17 17:21:56 -0800 \ Kees Cook: > On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 01:33:51PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote: > > Hi! I'm working on testing drbd for our (linux 2.6) HA rollout plans, and > > noticed that the build instructions are strictly for modular builds. Has > > anyone tried a monolithic build? (I'm working on it now myself, but I was > > curious.) > > Next question: why does drbd use the "nbd" device major number? because otherwise it would lead to a resource starvation deadlock... at least with 2.2.X and early 2.4.x kernels (don't ask me the exact version) With recent 2.4, and 2.6, any available MAJOR number *should* work, but I never tried. Lars Ellenberg