[cgl_discussion] Re: NFS Server Failover with kimberlite?

Brian Stevens bstevens at redhat.com
Thu Jun 26 10:29:29 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 13:16, Steven Dake wrote:
> Zhu, Yi wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'd like to know are there any distros interested in kimberlite
> >[http://oss.missioncriticallinux.com/projects/kimberlite/] so far?
> >
> >>From Steven's MV project analysis, I got MV doesn't like it. But
> >does it mean MV doesn't like the NFS Server Failover requirement?
> >How about if heartbeat (http://linux-ha.org) provides this feature?
> >  
> >
> It is not that MontaVista does not like Kimberlite. It looks like a
> reasonable solution. The problem is maintenance, ie: it doesn't look
> like it is actively being maintained and developed. NFS Server failover
> is definately a useful feature, but that feature should have some
> ongoing support from the community to be a likely supported project.

Kimberlite is an unmaintained project for the past 2 or so years.
Red Hat cluster manager is based off of it, in part since most of the
key developers of Kimberlite now work here. So that will be our
continued direction for HA, whether it be for NFS or anything else.


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