[Gluster-users] 2.1 xen direct io

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Thu Oct 8 05:15:32 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Nathan Stratton <nathan at robotics.net> wrote:
> I know it is hard to tell, but any idea when 2.1 will be stable? I need to
> run xen with out --disable-direct-io and my understanding is that works in
> 2.1. What kernel is required for that? Does it require the latest fuse in
> 2.6.31 or can I use it on a Centos 5.2 2.6.18 xen kernel?
> Last question... will 2.1 allow me to use tap:aio?

2.1 RC1 is scheduled on 19th Oct. You will need 2.6.26+ kernel for the
performance enhancements. There are no custom kernel fuse modules from
2.6.26 onwards. 2.6.18 will still need --disable-direct-io mode. Let
me get back to you with the tap:aio answer.


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