best version for new failover setup?

Jiri Popelka jpopelka at
Thu Sep 8 11:33:51 UTC 2011

On 09/07/2011 10:14 PM, Paul Keck wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2011 at 03:45:48PM +0200, Jiri Popelka wrote:
>> On 09/06/2011 10:35 PM, Paul Keck wrote:
>>> What is the recommended version for a new failover setup?  We tend to like
>>> to be off the leading edge on this kind of stuff around here; stability
>>> trumps new features and being up-to-the-minute.  Any reason to STOP using
>>> isc-dhcpd-V3.0.5-RedHat ?  That's what I'm running now.  Any failover bugs
>>> back in the 3's?
>> I've seen several 'strange failover problems' reports with 3.0.5
>> (RHEL-5) but none with 4.1.1 (RHEL-6) so far.
>> For those who still want to stick with RHEL-5 but use 4.1.1 instead
>> of 3.0.5 I wrote small HOWTO.
> Thanks Jiri!  I'll look at this route.  The sysadmins don't want to go with
> rhel6 quite yet.
> I notice that your source RPM is for 4.1.1-24.P1 from 2010 where the current
> 4.1 stable is 4.1-ESV-R3.  There look to be some good bug fixes in
> 4.1-ESV-R3.  Any tips on getting your changes into the 4.1-ESV-R3 for easier
> RHEL5 building?


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