[OpenAFS] Distro vs. @sys. Round 1: FIGHT!

Jack Neely jjneely@pams.ncsu.edu
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 12:54:20 -0400

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 08:16:37AM -0600, Ken Dreyer wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 8:02 AM, Jeff Blaine <jblaine@kickflop.net> wrote:
> > Any other options, or is the standard thing everyone does?
> The last time this was brought up[1], it sounded like there was rough
> consensus for the following default upstream @sysname list on Linux:
> ${arch}_linux
> ${arch}_linux26
> ... and then whatever else your distro or site wanted to put in front of that.
> - Ken
> [1] http://lists.openafs.org/pipermail/openafs-info/2012-March/037784.html

I've used for a few years now a bit of code in /etc/sysconfig/openafs
that sets the sysname to be


As first in the list with the OpenAFS default as second.  So,

    Current sysname list is 'amd64_redhat_6' 'amd64_linux26'


    Current sysname list is 'i386_redhat_6' 'i386_linux26'

Jack Neely <jjneely@ncsu.edu>
Linux Czar, OIT Campus Linux Services
Office of Information Technology, NC State University
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