[Lustre-discuss] 2.1.1? Re: 1.8.x server for el6

Peter Jones pjones at whamcloud.com
Thu Jan 5 12:28:30 PST 2012


There will be a note going out to wc-discuss early next week about 
2.1.1. The focus is on 2.2 this week with the imminent feature freeze.



On 12-01-05 12:18 PM, Alex Kulyavtsev wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2012, at 12:12 PM, Peter Jones wrote:
>> On 12-01-05 9:21 AM, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> ...
>>> For new deployments the recommended version is 2.1.0 with RHEL6.1.  
>>> We are
>>> starting work on a 2.1.1 maintenance release for the spring.
>> While it is not often that I would disagree with Andreas, I would say
>> that the answer on this point depends upon your timing. Right now, if
>> stability is your primary driver (and it sounds like it is) then I would
>> recommend 1.8.7-wc1. The early feedback from 2.1 is very encouraging,
>> but I think that we need a little more production feedback before we
>> could confidently assert that 2.1.x is the default option.
> Peter,
> if by some reason (features) we need to stick with 2.1.x and rebuild 
> 2.1.0 with 2.1.1 patches to get more stability if needed,
> is there
> - separate branch for it (2.1.1)
> - JIRA tracker for bug fixes for 2.1.1 release
> Alex.

Peter Jones
Whamcloud, Inc.

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