[DRBD-user] Kernel independent DRBD packages for RHEL, CentOS and Scientific Linux

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Mon Jun 21 09:36:48 CEST 2010

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, 2010-06-17 at 14:55 +0200, Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to announce a set of DRBD kABI-tracking kernel module 
> packages for RHEL5, CentOS-5 and Scientific Linux 5 kernels. These 
> packages have been introduced into the ELRepo testing repository 
> (http://elrepo.org/).
> You can find these packages at:
>  	http://elrepo.org/linux/testing/el5/
> The ELRepo project is a community project providing various additional 
> kernel modules for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and derivative kernels that 
> aim to be kernel independent. Next to this set of DRBD 8.3.8 kernel 
> modules the project provides dozens of kmod RPM packages and hundreds of 
> kernel modules for a variety of hardware and kernel functionality.
> In this case we are looking for DRBD users willing to test these packages 
> and provide feedback and support in our support channels for future users. 
> In case there is interest, we can provide drbd 8.0.16 packages on request.
> We welcome your feedback on our mailinglist and bug-tracker, respectively 
> at:
>  	http://lists.elrepo.org/mailman/listinfo/elrepo
>  	http://elrepo.org/bugs/main_page.php
> Kind regards,

This seems like duplication of effort with the CentOS people, since they
already package DRBD for CentOS 5.x (and it works very well).


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer, Managed Services Manpower
QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions
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