[OpenAFS] Run openafs on x86_64 machines with 64bit Linux ?

Christof Hanke hanke@rzg.mpg.de
Thu, 02 Aug 2007 16:37:40 +0300

Sorin Bota wrote:
> Run openafs on 64bit linux on x86_64 machines?
> I tried to install the OpenAFS 1.4.4 (openafs-1.4.4-src.tar=20
> <http://lists.openafs.org/dl/openafs/1.4.4/openafs-1.4.4-src.tar>) on a=
> openSUSE 10.2  64bit Linux system running on an Dell with 2 AMD 2218=20
> Opterons. The 32 bit environment is also installed to have compatibilit=
> with the 32bit programs.
> Trying to configure the package for this system end with following erro=
> =85
> checking your OS... configure: error: Linux headers lack version defini=
> It look like that the openafs actually doesn=92t run on 64 bit OS.
> Maybe I am wrong.
> Anyway, has anybody some successful experience with openafs on 64bit OS=
>  Many Thanks

That has nothing to do with 64bit.
You need to create the kernel-headers.
make sure you installed the kernel-source rpm.
Then go to /usr/src/linux
and run
make cloneconfig
make scripts
make init

then the configure of openafs should work fine.