[Ubuntu-ha] Status of DRBD

Giorgio Zarrelli zarrelli at linux.it
Wed Jun 17 17:18:56 UTC 2009


Hi,

yes it would be a good habit to start using dkms.

Giorgio

Il Wednesday 17 June 2009 09:10:23 Martin Gerhard Loschwitz ha scritto:
> 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.
>
> Best Regards
> Martin
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