[DRBD-user] Re: [DRBD-announce] drbd-0.7.4.tar.gz

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Fri Sep 10 09:45:21 CEST 2004

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

On Thursday 09 September 2004 23:13, Philipp Reisner wrote:
> Hi,
> I had the chance to install DRBD-0.7.3 on a SLES 8 system, and in
> the progress I discovered a quite bad problem with Linux-2.4.x
> and HIGHMEM. (This problem with HIGHMEM on Linux-2.4.x causes
> DRBD to  drop connection and reconnect quite often, which in
> turn uncovered an other problem with caused the resync
> progress to starve). -- BTW, all this happenden because a
> paying custromer asked us to install drbd-0.7.x on the
> Linux-2.4.x based system.

In the meantime I realized that the problem was specific to
the SuSE variant of the 2.4.x kernel. 

=> drbd-0.7.3 and earlier does work on Linux-2.4.x with HIGHMEM
=> you need at least drbd-0.7.4 if you want to run on SuSE-2.4.x
   with HIGHMEM

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