[DRBD-user] strange drbd bug

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Oct 15 14:13:00 CEST 2014

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

On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 12:19:07AM +0400, Igor Novgorodov wrote:
> >>8.4.4 downloaded from official repository, compiled out of tree.
> >>Kernel is 3.12.14
> >>with only scst req_fifo patch
> >I don't know about that one
> It applies to scsi subsystem, so shouldn't affect drbd, i think.
> >>& iscsi_putpage_callback patch applied.
> >But last time I've seen this one,
> >it did not properly work together with DRBD.
> >Possibly causing potential memory corruption, even? Not sure.
> >Has this been revisited?
> >
> I've got 2+ years of stable operation of drbd 8.4.x with this patch applied.
> The boxes were exporting drbd devices through iscsi, the usual thing.
> No lockups, corruptions etc whatsoever. Load is relatively high,
> nodes uptimes
> 1year+, so i think it does not hurt drbd.

Good to know.
Maybe there are different versions of that patch?


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