[OpenAFS] Re: dkms with openafs

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Wed, 31 Dec 2008 19:39:24 -0500

On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 4:57 PM, Yonggang Hu
<gottoomanyaccounts@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> Does anyone know how to get dkms-openafs work?

When I wrote it, I got it to work by installing the rpm, but I make no
promise that nothing changed.

> I am under Fedora 9, openafs
> 1.4.7, using the yum repository from official openafs.org. With dkms-openafs
> installed, I would expect it will automatically build the corresponding
> kernel module when I upgrade to a new Linux kernel. But everytime there is a
> new kernel, openafs client doesn't work because there is no openafs kmod. Do
> I need to manually use dkms to build against the new kernel? If so, would
> anyone tell me how I do that?

The dkms init script caused it to build a module in my Fedora 9 test
install, which alas I don't have anymore.