[OpenAFS] RHEL4 installation question

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Thu, 23 Mar 2006 19:04:43 -0500

Quoting Alex Jelinek <pillager@gmail.com>:

> The first dependency is met since
> # rpm -qa | grep -i ncurse
> ncurses-5.4-13
> ncurses-devel-5.4-13
> I found newer versions of ncurses.so.5 at rpmfind (ncurses-5.4-19.fc4).
> So should I use rpm to remove the version I have & upgrade?  Or 
> should I just force the openafs installation with the --nodeps option?

You should never use --nodeps.

I built against a non-updated RHEL4 machine.  There's no reason you
should need a new package.  Indeed, I see that libncurses.so.5 is
part of ncurses-5.4-13.

> Second, which kernel RPM to get.
>  openafs-kernel-hugemem-1.4.0-2.6.9_5.ELhugemem_1.i686.rpm    or   
> openafs-kernel-smp-1.4.0-2.6.9_5.ELsmp_1.i686.rpm
> The first is what the openafs-kernel-version.sh script recommends.
> But the second is what I get from output of "uname -a" # uname -a
> Linux .... 2.6.9-5.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Jan 5 19:29:47 EST 2005 x86_64 
> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Um, based on the running kernel you want the latter (smp) package.
Why are you running openafs-kernel-version.sh?

> Please advise...


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