[DRBD-user] drbd-8.4.1.tar.gz

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Tue Dec 20 16:51:57 CET 2011

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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On 12/20/2011 09:37 AM, Philipp Reisner wrote:
> Hi fellows,
> Once again I am proud to announce a new release: 8.4.1
> I hope that we have the majority of regressions that where
> introduced with the 8.4 effort identified and fixed now.
> The bug described by the first item of the changelog can only trigger
> if you use multiple volumes.
> I advise every user of 8.4.0 to upgrade to 8.4.1, due to the possible
> kernel OOPS (second item on the change log).
> New features
>  * Read load balancing.
>   That might be of interest if you have a faster network between
>   your DRBD nodes in place, and want to benefit of the secondary's
>   IO bandwidth for reading.
>  * Works with Linux-3.2
>   It was actually tested with Linux-3.2-rc6, but since the merge
>   window closed long time ago, there is hope that it will also work
>   with the final Linux-3.2.
> 8.4.1 (api:genl1/proto:86-100)
> --------
>  * Fixed a bug that might cause in kernel list corruption triggered by
>    simultaneous IO on multiple volumes in a single resource
>  * Fixed a bug that might cause a kernel OOPS in the worker thread while
>    the receiver tied to establish a connection (drbd-8.4.0 regression)
>  * Fixed an issue in the receiver that could cause connection triggered by
>    simultaneous IO on multiple volumes in a single resource
>  * Consider the discard-my-data flag for all volumes
>  * Fixed attaching to backing devices that do not support barriers/flushes,
>    when barriers/flushes are not disabled by the configuration.
>    (drbd-8.4.0 regression)
>  * Fixed a rare compatibility issue with DRBD's older than 8.3.7
>    when negotiating the bio_size
>  * Fixed a rare race condition where an empty resync could stall with
>    if pause/unpause events happen in parallel
>  * Made the re-establishing of connections quicker, if it got a broken pipe
>    once. Previously there was a bug in the code caused it to waste the first
>    successful established connection after a broken pipe event.
>  * crm-fence-peer.sh: Can now deal with multiple DRBD instances being in
>    a master/slave group
>  * Optional load balancing for read requests: new keyword "read-balance"
> http://oss.linbit.com/drbd/8.4/drbd-8.4.1.tar.gz
> http://git.drbd.org/?p=drbd-8.4.git;a=tag;h=drbd-8.4.1
> http://www.linbit.com/support/drbd-8.4.1/
> Best,
>  Phil

Congrats, folks!

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