[OpenAFS] OpenAFS-client Module Fails (Debian-Sarge)!!!
Tue, 03 May 2005 13:55:21 -0700
Chaskiel M Grundman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Uh, no. The right package to install to get the files for a pre-built
> debian kernel is the corresponding kernel-headers package. It is not
> always the case that the kernel-source and kernel-patch-debian packages
> contain the exact kernel source that the kernel-image packages
> contain. Especially on non-i386 arches, the kernel-image package can
> contain additional patches.
I didn't think kernel-headers was enough to build OpenAFS. Am I wrong on
that? (I noticed a while back that the openafs-client documentation
doesn't really say a lot about this, and I can get that updated.)
> I would actually recommend the use of the module-assistant package for
> building modules fore pre-built kernels.
> aptitude install module-assistant
> module-assistant update
> module-assistant prepare
> module-assistant auto-install openafs
> should build and install an appropriate openafs-modules package for the
> running kernel.
Yeah, module-assistant rocks. I should start using that myself; I just
discovered it a few days ago.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>