Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:48:40 +0200 Florian Haas wrote: > Christian Balzer wrote: > > On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:19:14 +0200 Florian Haas wrote: > >> Christian Balzer wrote: > >>> seeing that Debian Etch backports now (finally? :-p) has 8.0.12 I > >>> wonder if is safe to install the userland bits aka drbd8-utils while > >>> still running the 8.0.11 hand rolled kernel module for my hand rolled > >>> kernel. > >> Don't do that. Your DRBD userland tools should always match your > >> kernel module. > >> > > That's what I thought and I why I asked. Oh well, time schedule some > > downtime. > > You do realize that without a matching kernel module, none of any new > features the DRBD userland exposes will actually work. So it really > doesn't do you any good to just upgrade the userland tools. > Of course I realize that. It was a question aimed to ease/streamline the upgrade process. Get/install userland now, fix the bloody ownership and permissions of drbdadm and friends _again_ so they work with heartbeat (hello package maintainer :-p). And then do the happy dance of failover a->b, restart a (well, reload module), failover b->a, restart b at an opportune moment. Christian -- Christian Balzer Network/Systems Engineer NOC chibi at gol.com Global OnLine Japan/Fusion Network Services http://www.gol.com/ https://secure3.gol.com/mod-pl/ols/index.cgi/?intr_id=F-2ECXvzcr6656