[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.0-rc7 Success on Redhat Enterprise 4 EM64T
Mon, 24 Oct 2005 14:41:02 -0700
I haven't been following this thread at all but if you want I can try to
build these RPMs on the x86_64 box I'm playing with. I don't have a lot
of time to translate instructions in an entire mail thread but if you
have a cookbook you want tested I'm available.
Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting "Karl E. Kelley" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> I didn't want to try 1.4.0-rc5 on a system already running 1.4.0-rc7,
> Well, you could try the 1.4.0 RPMs, as they've been finished. However
> the real point was to make sure that you could rebuild my RPMS on
> x86_64 and that they would work.
> Also, the 1.4.0 RPMS are done. There's time to get changes into the
> 1.4.1 RPMs....
>> - 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
>> BOSSERVER_ARGS in /etc/sysconfig/openafs, not all the various
>> settings for routines in /etc/init.d/afs, which I found very
>> 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.
> I dont understand what configuration you think you need that you
> can't set in the AFSD_ARGS and BOSSERVER_ARGS. Could you please
> let me know?
>> - The README in the openafs-kernel-source is quite out of date as far
>> as telling how to install a rebuilt openafs kernel module, which is
>> obviouly different now the the openafs kernel modules are actually
>> being installed in /lib/modules, instead of in /usr/vice/etc/modload.
> Can you send me a patch for this, or at least suggest better text?
> There's also the "rpmbuild -bb --target=i686 openafs...src.rpm" to
> build a kernel-module RPM for the currently-running kernel.
>> - to reiterate, the multiple openafs-kernel modules will cause a problem
>> with up2date, and I realize why that was done, but the only way I can
>> see is to put only the lowest kernel versions on the proxy server
>> and force everyone to recompile their own openafs kernel module for
>> kernels, which isn't as good as it works now.
> Why will this cause a problem with up2date? Wont up2date already try
> to install the most-recent kernel? As I asked in my last email, how
> does up2date deal with the redhat-distributed LKM RPMS? Red hat must
> have already solved this problem....
>> Other than the above, openafs 1.4.0-rc5 seems to be working on:
>> email@example.com% uname -a
>> Linux motley.ait.iastate.edu 2.6.9-22.EL #1 Mon Sep 19 18:20:28 EDT
>> 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> I was hoping to get an answer about x86_64, not x86. But thanks.