[OpenAFS] Openafs 1.4.0-rc7 Success on Redhat Enterprise 4
Mon, 24 Oct 2005 17:44:26 -0400
Um, rpmbuild --rebuild should be a sufficient test. Well, that and
then testing the RPMs. ;)
Quoting Lee Damon <email@example.com>:
> 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 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.
>> 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 - The README in the openafs-kernel-source is quite out of date as far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 newer
>>> 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.
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