[OpenAFS] Linux kernel 2.6.16 and openAFS 1.4.0 /Debian?

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 23 Mar 2006 14:49:56 -0800

William John Murray <w.j.murray@rl.ac.uk> writes:

>    Yes, it is nice to see that rc10 does indeed support the 2.6.16
> features. But I hope Debian  play nicely for you: the old style
> module support OpenAFS needs is not welcome with redhat. I brought it up
> with Fedora and was told it was an AFS problem:

> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2006-March/msg00550.html

>    Bill
> Ps Maybe they are right?

We need to use the keyring support.  It's just a matter of doing the work.
Debian in the meantime appears to be deciding not to intentionally break
the kernel interface for older modules, which is nice of them.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>