Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Is it sign of senility to reply to ones own posts? ^o^ On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:30:49 +0900 Christian Balzer wrote: > > Hello, > > basically a repeat from my post 9 months ago, this time with DRBD 8.4.5 > versus kernel 3.16 (the current Debian backport kernel). > > In short I have rather new, modern hardware that needs a pretty recent > kernel, the stock 3.2 Debian Wheezy kernel won't even see the LSI 3008 > controller in there. > No problem, install the backports kernel (3.16) and everything works. > With 8.4.3, but I have machines running that for ages now w/o problems. > > Alas these machines also has their storage on SSDs, thus TRIM support is > very high on the "desired feature" list. > > Now 8.4.5 is only supposed to work up to kernel 3.14, should I even > bother with 3.16? > > Since the kernel version keeps getting behind the scenes updates all the > time, was TRIM amongst those and is maybe supported in a recent kernel? > I went ahead and tested DRBD. Surprise, surprise, with the 3.16 kernel I see: --- drbd mb08: Agreed to support TRIM on protocol level --- And indeed it works both during mkfs.ext4 and with fstrim. Is there a (user friendly, not the kernel one) Changelog where one can find out what other goodies have been backported to what kernel? Christian > Are we going to see something higher than 8.4.3 in any kernel any time > soon? > > All things considered, I'd rather go with 3.18 than 3.14 if possible. > > Christian -- Christian Balzer Network/Systems Engineer chibi at gol.com Global OnLine Japan/Fusion Communications http://www.gol.com/