[OpenAFS] OpenAFS RPMs and new kernels

Alexander Bostr÷m abo@kth.se
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 13:09:55 +0200

Btw, I noticed the new dkms-openafs package in the repository. I think
I'll just use that instead of the kmod packages. Thanks!


ons 2008-06-11 klockan 16:24 +0200 skrev Alexander Bostr├Âm:
> Hello again!
> I don't see any new packages being built for newer RHEL/CentOS 5
> kernels. The latest built kmod-openafs* RPMs works fine even with new
> kernels thanks to the weak-modules thing. Is that the reason why no new
> packages is being built?
> The reason I ask is because I don't have a sane workaround to avoid the
> following scenario:
>  Install EL5.
>  yum update
>  add openafs yum repo
>  yum install openafs-client kmod-openafs
> The above fails because kmod-openafs requires an old kernel package
> which rpm refuses to install since it's older than an already installed
> package. (For example 2.6.18-92.1.1.el5 and 2.6.18-53.el5 is installed
> but kmod-openafs requires 2.6.18-53.1.21.el5.)
> /abo
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