[DRBD-user] drbd-8.3.3rc3.tar.gz

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Oct 2 12:37:09 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.

On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 11:45:14AM +0200, Gernot Schmied wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 29.09.2009, 15:00 +0200 schrieb Philipp Reisner:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > We are still holding our breath how and when DRBD will land in 
> > Linux mainline. I was told, that it can go in after 2.6.32-rc1
> > since it is a driver and not a patch to the more central parts
> > of the kernel. It will go in through Jens Axboe, although I
> > do not know when exactly.
> > 
> Hi Linbit folks!
> for what it's worth:
> I was following the discussion on the Linux kernel mailing list and the
> strange arguments about unified frameworks with RAID and LVM and the
> user space control tool discussion. Congratulations for the patient and
> calm way of replying and hanging in in the face of very awkward
> arguments brought up against DRBD inclusion.
> I got the impression that the majority of kernel maintainers realize the
> "pressure" of an established solution that is used in production all
> over the world and the huge leverage of distribution builders who
> require DRBD to fill a gap. At the end of the day deployment base and
> user acceptance for an elegant and reliable solution will surely make
> the difference.


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but please do it for the next merge window."

: Lars Ellenberg
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