[DRBD-user] drbd-8.3.2rc1.tar.gz

Raoul Bhatia [IPAX] r.bhatia at ipax.at
Tue Jun 9 10:32:02 CEST 2009

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

Philipp Reisner wrote:
> Hi,
> The new feature to highlight is the bitmap compression:
>   For big devices replicated via rather low bandwidth links,
>   the time for the bitmap exchange gets non negligible. You as
>   administrator will notice this, because DRBD freezes all 
>   application IO during bitmap exchange i.e. during a phase
>   while establishing a connection.
>   From now on you can enable bitmap compression "use-rle" and
>   the bitmap will be compressed before exchange, speeding up
>   that process by a very large factor 100 - many thousand.
> We started a new effort to get DRBD merged into Linux mainline. The
> result of that cleanup work was merged back into DRBD mainline.
> -> The patch between 8.3.1 and 8.3.2 will touch nearly every line.

thank you all for your great work!

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