[OpenAFS] openafs 1.4.2: 'klog -setpag' doesn't work on rhel4
Mon, 20 Nov 2006 16:10:06 -0500
On Nov 20, 2006, at 15:33, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Berthold Cogel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I've installed the openafs-1.4.2 RPMs on two Systems. One system is
>> still running RHEL3, the other is a fresh installed RHEL4 system.
>> On the RHEL4 system I've tried to get a AFS token during the
>> process of the system to fetch some files from the AFS. When I'm
>> this with 'klog -setpag <afsuser>' it fails. 'klog <afsuser>' works.
> Correct. klog -setpag doesn't work with OpenAFS 1.4.2 and current
> kernels. The code required to support the -setpag feature is
> hideous and
> breaks all sorts of kernel abstractions, and in 1.4.2 it was deemed
> dangerous to continue to attempt since it can lead to race conditions.
> This really should have been in the release notes; sorry about that.
Is that just in Linux?