Re: [RFC] Dealing with mdadm superblock metadata default change
On Friday 28 May 2010, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2010.03.14.0811 +0100]:
> > > Yes, I think it should be in mdadm. It should be as easy as
> > > reverting
> > > http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-mdadm/mdadm.git;a=commitdiff;h=7d5c3964
> > >ccfa ace123f7b75e15d38c2650e013d8
> > What's the status of this?
> Upstream has since moved the default to 1.2. I am hesitant to revert
> all of that.
> I only see three ways:
> 1. Ask upstream to provide a compile-time switch to keep the default
> at 0.9.
> 2. Default to 0.9 in the mdadm.conf file.
> 3. Expect and require the bootloaders to catch up.
> I prefer 3 over 1 over 2.
But is that realistic for Squeeze?
BTW, someone else will have to follow up on this from the D-I side. I'm
dropping the issue from my ToDo list.