[OpenAFS] Does 1.5.57 work on debian etch(linux

Lars Schimmer l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at
Tue, 03 Mar 2009 13:09:18 +0100

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> Hi, all.
> I'm interested in AFS and trying to use it on Debian etch environment.
> But now I'm in trouble.
> Can anyone take some good idea for me?

Try stable version 1.4.8 from sid, not the experimental version.
Maybe you need a backport for old stable etch, lenny is stable now.

> [Present my question]
> 1. From internets, there is a kernel mode client, kafs.
>   Does it work with openafs server in same machine?
>   kafs and openafs are different implementaion?
>   afsd in openafs package needs /proc/fs/openafs/afs_ioctl.
>   but kafs kernel module don't take it to procfs.
>   Tha's why I thought, kafs and openafs can't exist together.

It is wise to use the OpenAFS klernal package (package openafs-client
from debian, version 1.4.8) and not to built the kafs (in kernel config).

> 2. Nearest way to use AFS is use afs-deb package?

For debian: YES. At least for us they work fine.

>   But I'm really interested in how to run it from source codes, or self
> built platform.

Try 1.4.8 and not the 1.5. dev branch.

> Please take your idea for me.
> Thanks!
> Yukihito HARA

Lars Schimmer
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