[DRBD-user] Request for Testing: New drbd packages for CentOS 4/5

Ralph Angenendt ra+drbd at br-online.de
Tue May 12 12:18:51 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.

Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> Note that the drbd-8.2.7 tgz from oss.linbit.com has one known serious
> bug: if you do an online verify, and it did find something to be
> out-of-sync, it calls a userland helper (sleeping function) from within
> a spinlock. (introduced by a merge error on our part; git was able to
> merge something just fine, but one change introduced the kernel helper,
> the other introduced the spinlock...).
> that was fixed just a few commits after the 8.2.7 release.
> which is one of the main reasons (the other reason was a non-critical
> stack corruption in userland) for SLE 11 to not grab 8.2.7 directly,
> but http://git.drbd.org/?p=drbd-8.2.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/tags/sle11-hae

Okay, I'm now building from that one, so expect
drbd82-8.2.7.git_sle11_hae packages soon :)

> even after that tag, there have been many minor improvements and fixes,
> so you should consider to either use 8.2 git, or better: drbd 8.3 instead.

A "git clone" from today does not build for me on RHEL5/CentOS:

In file included from /builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd/drbd_int.h:1351,
                 from /builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd/drbd_bitmap.c:31:
/builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd/drbd_wrappers.h:484: error: static declaration of 'proc_create' follows non-static declaration
include/linux/proc_fs.h:113: error: previous declaration of 'proc_create' was here
make[3]: *** [/builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd/drbd_bitmap.o] Error 1
make[2]: *** [_module_/builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/kernels/2.6.18-128.1.6.el5-x86_64'
make[1]: *** [kbuild] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-8.2.7.git_20090512/_kmod_build_/drbd'
make: *** [module] Error 2


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