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Re: Re[2]: [Linux-cluster] Cluster stack in RHEL 4?



On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 15:18, Jeff wrote:
> Wednesday, October 6, 2004, 2:53:26 PM, Villalovos, John L wrote:
> 
> > linux-cluster-bounces redhat com wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 21:08, Villalovos, John L wrote:
> >>> Are there any plans to try to get the cluster stack into RHEL 4?
> >>> 
> >>> Looking at the current RHEL 4 Beta I did not see it in there.
> >>> 
> >>> I was hoping that it was going to be there.
> >> 
> >> John - The GFS and HA components of the cluster stack are
> >> layered on RHEL 3 today, and the new versions being developed
> >> will be similarly layered on RHEL 4. So these are additive
> >> subscriptions, similar to app server, devel environment, etc.
> 
> > Okay.  Thanks for the info.  I thought since it had become open source
> > that Red Hat was just going to add it into their next Enterprise Linux
> > product.  I guess I'm mistaken.
> 
> > Thanks,
> > John
> 
> What's layered on RHEL 3 today is the GULM based system,
> correct? I too was under the impression that the 'new'
> cluster stack was going to be included in the base RHEL
> distribution. After all, there is a push to get it included
> in the base kernel, no?

RHEL today actually comes in 4 flavors: desktop, workstation,
small server, and large server. Each has a different service
level agreement, costs different appropriately, etc. Things
like clustering were layered so you could use on top of 
whatever RHEL version that meets your needs.


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