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

Blizbor tb670725+drbd at ima.pl
Fri Sep 10 12:34:30 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.

Is it possible to have this problem on 2.6 kernels ?
(maybe stupid question, but I must ask it, I'm planning
to use drbd+xfs with 2.6)

Best regards,

Philipp Reisner wrote:

> On Thursday 09 September 2004 23:13, Philipp Reisner wrote:
>>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
> -Philipp

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