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



On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 04:24:23PM -0400, Brian Stevens wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 16:40, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 09:36:26AM -0400, Brian Stevens wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 15:18, Jeff wrote:
> > > > Wednesday, October 6, 2004, 2:53:26 PM, Villalovos, John L 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.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > 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.
> > 
> > > 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.
> > 
> > Wouldn't it make sense to get GFS tested in RHEL4's beta
> > programme, too, independent of the later product packaging?
> 
> Yes, but the schedules are tied hard together. GFS/CLVM readiness
> won't hold up RHEL 4 schedule.
> 
> > At least the currently shipped RHEL4 kernel rpm needs patching to
> > allow for GFS' hooks (the cluster-wide-lock patches are required).
> > 
> > It would be nice to see GFS in beta2 or perhaps in its own right
> > under a layered beta (even w/o configuration GUIs)?
> 
> It will be a layered beta on RHEL 4, my assumption is beta 2.

Any news on this? Will there be a beta for GFS on RHEL4?
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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