[OpenAFS] OpenAFS-client Module Fails (Debian-Sarge)!!!
Tue, 3 May 2005 14:05:33 -0700
Is supposed generate headers from /proc/config.gz which is the .config file
for the running kernel.
Sometimes this gets the headers in sync with the kernel. Sometimes not.
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On Behalf Of Russ Allbery
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] OpenAFS-client Module Fails (Debian-Sarge)!!!
Chaskiel M Grundman <email@example.com> 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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