[OpenAFS] kmod rpm problem

Jim Green jfgreen@msu.edu
Wed, 14 Nov 2007 07:45:15 -0500

Many thanks for this information and to all who responded to my posts.  Nice
to know I wasn't crazy.... 

-----Original Message-----
From: Marc Dionne [mailto:marc.dionne@technoconseil.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:31 PM
To: Jim Green
Cc: openafs-info@openafs.org
Subject: Re: [OpenAFS] kmod rpm problem

Jim Green wrote:
> So it seems, although uname -a led me to believe my kernel matched up 
> with the OpenAFS rpms.  I don't recall explicitly specifying i586 
> anywhere in the Fedora install or upadate process.
> I wonder what my best option is -- try to change kernels, or try to 
> build OpenAFS from source? Or will there be an i586 rpm at some point?

This was a bug in the FC6 installer (anaconda) - I got bit by it at the
time.  You really want to replace the kernel with the i686 version or you'll
have trouble building or installing other kernel modules besides AFS
(nvidia, etc.).

See: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/FC6Common