[DRBD-user] linstor-proxmox v6.0.0-rc.1

Dori Seliškar dori at delo.si
Thu Jun 16 17:19:56 CEST 2022

Hi Roland,

may I ask if this issue 
(https://github.com/LINBIT/linstor-proxmox/issues/39) is in focus again. 
Having multiple SPs in RG is a must when using one SP per disk. Or is 
there another way?

... and feedback for RC1: basic tests - disk create/migrate/delete all work.

Best regards

On 6/16/22 15:12, Roland Kammerer wrote:
> Dear DRBD/LINSTOR users on PVE,
> this is the RC1 of the upcoming 6.0.0 release. There are no dramatic
> changes, but by bumping the major version I took the chance to flip
> some defaults and remove some very old cruft.
> The option 'preferlocal' is now set to 'yes' by default. This means when
> you create a VM, the plugin tries to create storage on the node the
> 'create' command was issued. Previously it could have been that you
> selected nodeA in the GUI, created the VM and it ended diskless on nodeA
> and with actual storage on nodeB.
> Keeping a status cache ('statuscache') for storage pool information is
> now enabled by default and the default duration is 1 Minute. This was
> available for a long time and users with huge clusters ran into issues.
> Unfortunately PVE queries information a lot and the internal PVE cache
> that can be used does not solve all issues.
> The 'controllervm' (not to confuse with 'controller') setting that was
> used for some form of controller HA is gone. We nowadays have ways
> better means to implement a HA linstor controller[1].
> The 'redundancy' setting code was removed. This was completely dead
> code, and was replaced with LINSTOR resource groups and their redundancy
> setting a long time ago.
> If you have the latest version installed it should be sufficient to
> replace the LINSTORPlugin.pm on your system
> (/usr/share/perl5/PVE/Storage/Custom) and restart the pvedaemon.service
> Please test! If nobody complains this will become 6.0.0 in about a week
> and get moved to the repositories.
> Regards, rck
> GIT:
> https://github.com/LINBIT/linstor-proxmox/commit/83b769059539ac661a9fb627b5349f74bedfb789
> TGZ:
> https://pkg.linbit.com//downloads/connectors/linstor-proxmox-6.0.0-rc.1.tar.gz
> [1]
> https://linbit.com/drbd-user-guide/linstor-guide-1_0-en/#s-linstor_ha
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