Release Notes v7.2.2¶
The BeeGFS 7.2.2 release includes small bugfixes and QoL improvements and makes BeeGFS compatible with the newest distribution releases and kernels.
FSCK - no default chunk-file removal for orphaned chunks, temporarily disabled orphaned chunk removal all together
Require user confirmation on using ctl –setstate
Add license page to user-doc
Multiple updates to documentation.
Buddy mirroring sync. Buddy mirroring encountered errors due to requests arriving on the secondary out of order. This ordering has been strengthened with new locks.
Known Issues and Limitations¶
Client: Direct IO is disabled when using native mode (
The Metadata daemon does not work reliably on RHEL/CentOS 8 due to a problem in the libc version of RHEL/CentOS 8. The problem was fixed in RHEL/CentOS 8.1.
The client module might hang if the IBV device(s) used are taken offline during operation.
The client module does not compile on SLES 15.2 with Mellanox OFED 5.2
Supported Linux Distributions and Kernels¶
Packages are provided for the x86_64 architecture and the following distributions:
RHEL 7 and 8
Debian 9 and 10
The following Mellanox OFED driver versions are supported: 5.3, 5.2, 5.1, 5.0, 4.9
The full integration test suite was run on CentOS 8.3, RHEL 7.9 and 8.3, SLES 15.1 and SLES 15.2 and Debian 9.11 and 10.7.
Client build testing:
RHEL 7.9: no OFED, OFED 4.9, 5.0, 5.2, 5.3
RHEL 8.3: no OFED, OFED 4.9, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
SLES 15.1: no OFED, OFED 5.0
SLES 15.2: no OFED, OFED 5.1
Debian 9: no OFED
Debian 10: no OFED, OFED 5.2, 5.3
BeeGFS v7.2.2 is compatible with BeeGFS v7.2.
Upgrading from Older Versions¶
To upgrade from an older version, please refer to the Upgrade Guide.