2.0 vs 2.1

Dennis Melentyev dennis.melentyev at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 14:59:20 PST 2008

2008/11/29 Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com>:
> :Hi All,
> :
> :I'm running  DragonFly 2.0.1-RELEASE #7: Wed Sep 24 20:39:13 PDT 2008
> :on my home server with 300G HAMMER backup storage.
> :
> :As I can remember, there was some bugfixes in HAMMER code and some
> :changes mentioned on periodic snapshoting.
> :Also, development branch has improvements (or just a patch) in NVidia
> :driver so this is also interesting for me.
> :
> :Commit rate is quite low last weeks  and not relate to HAMMER. Is it
> :safe to upgrade now and should I choose "master" instead of "rel2_0"?
> :How stable is "master" currently? How smooth should upgrade be?
> :
> :Sincerely,
> :--
> :Dennis Melentyev
>    The current HEAD has a lot of networking improvements and
>    parallelization work, and there could be some instability there.
>    That said, it seems pretty stable.
>    Most of the HAMMER work was MFC'd to the 2.0.x branch and it
>    should be fine.

Thanks, Matt.

Downtime due to networking is not a big problem.
HAMMER stability is much more significant requirement.

I'll give HEAD a try.

Dennis Melentyev

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