[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.0-rc7 Success on Redhat Enterprise 4 EM64T

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Mon, 24 Oct 2005 16:19:18 -0400 (EDT)

> I didn't want to try 1.4.0-rc5 on a system already running 1.4.0-rc7,
> But I did try the 1.4.0-rc5 rpms on a system running 1.3.85, which is the
> version I have already made available to our user community, of which there
> are over 100 systems deployed already with it.  It did not install particularly
> well on top of the 1.3.85 system built with the umich spec file, which I kind
> of guessed would happen, mostly because the names of the script files changed
> from afs to openafs-client, and the uninstall logic of the 1.3.85 did not

So it's not really an upgrade, because they aren't the same series of 

>  - The openafs-client rc script doesn't provide the cache and afsd
>    configuration that the rc script that has been supplied with openafs
>    previously, and only provides 2 configuration parameters, AFSD_ARGS and
>    BOSSERVER_ARGS in /etc/sysconfig/openafs, not all the various parameter
>    settings for routines in /etc/init.d/afs, which I found very convenient
>    for providing a simple way to configure afsd.   I hope these are put
>    back in before 1.4.x goes GA.  If they don't, I will have to put them
>    back in myself and rebuild the rpms.

Realize the 1.4.0 final source has already been sent to binary builders, 
so it's on the late side to be noticing that. Derek will have to comment 
as to whether that can be accomodated at this point.

If I seem snippy, well, I'm not. My network connection at the moment is