[DRBD-user] Kernek module vs patch

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Wed Feb 11 17:33:11 CET 2009

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

On 02/09/2009 10:54 PM, Serge Fonville wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been looking into DRBD for a while now and everywhere I see
> references to how to use the kernel module.
> The documentations states the module is the recommended way.
> The init-scripts seem geared towards the use of the kernel module.
> Unfortunately, I found no explanation as to why this is.
> What are the reasons to prefer one over the other?

Well among other things, people (including myself, btw) seem to like
being able to avoid a reboot when just moving to a new DRBD version.
Don't you?


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