Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Wednesday 06 October 2004 02:09, Alexander Opitz wrote: > Hi, > > I've read the ROADMAP for DRBD 0.8 and I'm interested in helping on > following paragraph: > > + 9 Support shared disk semantics ( for GFS, OCFS etc... ) > We are currently in the process of finishingre/refining the ROADMAP document, and discussing the algorithms. This discussion takes place on the drbd-dev mailing list. > Cause my boss needs this and I want to create a cluster distribution > (with easy and fast setup) for different Server/Cluster Solutions. Maybe you should suggest your boss to contact office at linbit.com ? Probabely LINBIT can offer him a solution to the requested features within his schedule. > This Server/Cluster Distribution should have a frontend (like dia) where > you drag&drop all your servers, give them names and services, connect > them with lines. The Software should tell you what you need (if more > pathes possible, the admin should decide) ... after all is done, a CD > iso image should be generated (with Morphix?) this can be booted, you > enter name of the station and all will work automagicaly ;) > > Strange dream? I think no :) but hard to reach. Indeed, I hope your boss has the right business plan / funding. > And first think to start would be the DRBD Support for shared disks. > > So, where can I start, how you want it implemented or else information > would be nice, cause I never wrote on Kernel/Driver base yet ... my > latest experiences are the Mozilla MNG patch. > * Get used to UML (user mode linux) * Start kernel hacking * Start reading the DRBD source. * Understand the items on the ROADMAP document, a lot of them depend on the previous ones. PS: The ROADMAP document on the web is very outdated by now, get the latest version from the trunk in SVN. -Philipp -- : Dipl-Ing Philipp Reisner Tel +43-1-8178292-50 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schönbrunnerstr 244, 1120 Vienna, Austria http://www.linbit.com :