[lvs-users] What distro/kernel do you run for latest IPVS code in production

Timothy R. Weiand timothy.weiand at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 21:11:47 BST 2017


In LVS-TUN (using ipip) configurations our real servers cannot have a 4.x
due to a bug in the kernel. I have raised the bug here and have let RedHat
know (nobody seems to want to fix it).


On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 3:51 PM Phillip Moore <pdm at pobox.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We use IPVS for our load balancers currently on an old version of linux so
> we haven't been able to take advantage of any newer features and bug fixes.
> We're about to upgrade to a more modern version of Centos 7 but still the
> kernel in these distributions are not quite where all the development
> effort is focused.
> What do people who use IPVS in production use for their distribution if
> they want to take advantage of recent updates and fixes? Do you use more
> recent kernels on older distributions?
> This sort of relates to my other email about WLC algorithm, and if the slow
> start feature were added at some point we might not be running a kernel new
> enough to take advantage of it.
> Thanks,
> Phillip Moore
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