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, Nov 30, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Shaun Thomas <sthomas at optionshouse.com> wrote: > Hey guys, > > We were asked to do some Ubuntu testing against an upstream 3.7 kernel, and > it turns out the 8.4.2 included with a vanilla 3.7 kernel does not come > anywhere near the code for 8.4.2 available for download. APIs have changed > everywhere. I'm not sure what the most recent kernel the linbit stuff will > compile against, but 3.7 definitely kills it. > > With all of the applied patches different between the 8.4.2 being > distributed, and 8.4.2 in the kernel, I'm not sure how they are supposed to > be the same thing version. There could be different bugs between them simply > because they use different kernel API calls. > > Just a warning to anyone wanting to use 8.4.2 as a plug-in where it's not > already included. Ouch. > Of course, this wouldn't be a problem if Ubuntu didn't insist on forcing > 8.3.11 into every release they produce. What makes you think so? The in-kernel DRBD was frozen at 8.3.11 for quite a while, while development progressed out of mainline. Are you sure you haven't simply been using Ubuntu kernels that used DRBD from upstream? Cheers, Florian