Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 10/23/2012 06:51 PM, Adam Goryachev wrote: > Hi, > > I've been using DRBD on a couple of systems for a while, and have just > used the version that came with my distro (debian stable (squeeze)) > since I really don't like to maintain compiling and installing from > source, and managing (remembering) to upgrade, recompile, etc each time > there is a new version. > > However, more and more, it would seem that my current 8.3.7 (debian > package 2:8.3.7-2.1) is probably missing a lot of bug fixes, but on > checking, debian testing only has 8.3.13, and even debian unstable has > only 8.3.13. > > So the question is, should I just bite the bullet and install DRBD from > source? > > I notice from http://www.drbd.org/download/packages/ that DRBD is > integrated into the vanilla kernel 2.6.33 or newer. > If I upgrade my debian stable kernel (2.6.32) to a newer version (either > debian testing or debian-backports) 3.2 based kernel, can I then just > download, compile, and install the latest 8.4.x version of DRBD? > > Thank you for your suggestions/comments > > Regards, > Adam I personally am still sticking to 8.3.x (8.3.13 at the moment) for productions clusters. I've heard nothing wrong with 8.4.x, and I am sure many are using it successfully in production, but for my weak heart, I prefer to give it time to mature a bit longer. So yes, 8.3.13 is "good enough", in my opinion. -- Digimer Papers and Projects: https://alteeve.ca/w/ What if the cure for cancer is trapped in the mind of a person without access to education?