[OpenAFS] Problems loading openafs kernel module on RHEL5 box
Fri, 7 Mar 2008 08:50:55 -0500
On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 8:47 AM, Uli Menzebach <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> RHEL-5.1, kernel 2.6.18-53.1.13.el5xen (same with kernel lacking xen support)
> openafs kernel module is from kmod-openafs-xen-1.4.6-22.214.171.124_53.1.13.el5.i686.rpm
> available from the openafs site.
> Symptom: when performing a "modprobe openafs" the system log shows:
> Found system call table at 0xc06024c0 (pattern scan)
> Address 0xc06024c0 is not writable.
> System call hooks will not be installed; proceeding anyway
> According to older mailing list entries this is due to the Redhat kernels being built
> with the CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA=1.
> Question: is there any way to avoid having to build a new kernel if one wants to run
> OpenAfs on a RHEL5 or CENTOS5 box?
You're not prevented from running it just because the system call
table is not writable; If you are that's a bug.
You just have to rely on keyring based PAGs. Are you having a problem?