[Ubuntu-ha] Status of DRBD

Martin Gerhard Loschwitz martin.loschwitz at linbit.com
Wed Jun 17 07:10:23 UTC 2009

Stefan Lesicnik wrote:
> 2009/6/16 Ante Karamatić <ivoks at grad.hr>
>> I would like to bring kernel part of the whole package to Server Team.
>> That way Server Team would control whole package and would be able to
>> create backported packages for previous releases or utilize PPA.
>> This could be achieved with dkms. So, my question goes to Kernel Team:
>> Do you consider using dkms as a bad idea for this purpose? And do you
>> have any suggestions or recommendations on how to solve this?
> I am just a user of DRDB, but currently compile it myself against the latest
> kernel. From my understanding, DKMS would be perfect for this (this is what
> it was designed for!) and I would really enjoy to see it move this way.
> Stefan
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Good Morning,

this is quite an interesting idea; right now, the way the kernel
packages are built is still very similar to the Debian way to do
it (I'm upstream/debian maintainer for it), but using DKMS might
very well be an alternative to this.

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