[Gluster-users] Regarding GlusterFS dependency on Linux Kernel Versions
chenchen at smartquerier.com
Tue May 10 09:08:27 UTC 2016
From my point of view, GlusterFS resides in userspace and doesn't have
a hard-coded kernel module. Thus it would not have a tight dependency on
a particular kernel version.
For example, Gluster 3.7 works on both CentOS 7 (Linux 3.10) and Fedora
23 (Linux 4.4).
But still, a clearer comment from RedHat experts is admirable.
On 5/10/2016 4:44 PM, Jomy Abraham wrote:
> We are currently using GlusterFS 3.5.3 on a commercial Linux
> distribution (CGL variant) based on 2.6.34 kernel (64 bit).
> In fact we are planning to migrate to different Linux distribution and
> hence also planning to upgrade the GlusterFS version. In this context I
> would like to understand whether GlusterFS has any tight dependency on
> Linux kernel versions (for e.g. GlusterFS x.y will work only with some
> particular version of Linux Kernel etc.. ??). It would be great if some
> expert can give the pointers ..
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