[DRBD-user] protocol D

Florian Haas florian.haas at linbit.com
Thu Jul 21 14:21:24 CEST 2011

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

> hi user group members,
> as i read the new release 8.4 is out. may I ask if protocol D has been
> implemented in that release?

No it has not, and I thought I had made that clear earlier:

>> The upstream master branch currently does not merge cleanly into
>> drbd-8.3-remus. If you (or the branch maintainer) can resolve all the
>> ensuing merge conflicts, then you should be able to build DRBD 8.3
>> against a current kernel, with these "protocol D" patches.
>> Or, you can try the same for the DRBD 8.4, branch, which means you'll
>> have to merge 1,042 changesets, not 240.

I upstream had already merged those changesets into 8.4, we would have
let you know. But they have _not_ been merged.

> if not, is there any chance to get that feature soon and +/- in which
> version? parts of the code, variable declarations, are already prepared and
> waiting :-)

Here again, let me reiterate what I have mentioned a few days ago:

>> Just as a suggestion, this thread should probably be continued on the
>> drbd-dev list.


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