Friday, December 11, 2009

Post 542: DRBD Goes MainLine???

Post 542: DRBD Goes MainLine??? 

What's DRBD

PIX: Proud LinBit Team.

Lars Ellenberg, Stefan Schleifer, Philipp Reisner, Gerhard Sternath,

Philipp Richter, Clemens Niederreiter. 
Their DRBD development is to be part of the Linux Kernel. 
Courtesy of: LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH

Dec 10, 2009

The HA technology, Distributed Replicated Block Device 
(DRBD), is to be merged into the

official Linux kernel, probably from version 2.6.33.

The announcement came on the blog of Florian Haas from Linbit, the Austrian company,

specialized in High Availability, that until now has nurtured the DRBD code outside of the

mainline kernel. On December 8, highest kernel chief, Linus Torvalds, accepted the source

text into his kernel tree, which sometime next month should become the 2.6.33 release.


Linux Magazine Link:


Meet TUZ

Linus Torvalds announced at the Australian that he wants to make the

conference mascot, the Tasmanian Devil (considering that the conference took place in

Hobart, Tasmania) the new logo for Linux Kernel 2.6.29.

Called "Tuz" for short, the carnivorous marsupial matched with Tux the penguin's beak was

designed partly to draw attention to the endangered Australian species and save it from


The Blog Ideas Posted came from:

Wingman, Still Watching Linux Stuff.

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