[CentOS-devel] drbd83 update + no kmod update = broken server

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Sep 11 23:18:01 UTC 2009


On 09/11/2009 10:56 AM, Alan Bartlett wrote:
> On 11/09/2009, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Alan Bartlett <ajb at elrepo.org> wrote:
> 
>>  >>  One (minor) drawback of keeping both kmods is that each time
>>  >>  /sbin/meak-module is run, it has to do extra work going through all
>>  >>  installed kernels, once for kmod-drbd82 and another time for
>>  >>  kmod-drbd83.
>>  >>
>>  >>  Akemi
>>  >>  - now completely hiding under a huge rock
>>  >
>>  > A question in two parts -- for Akemi to consider:
>>  >
>>  > Are the kmod-drbd* packages kABI tracking? Or are they kernel version dependant?
>>  >
>>  > Alan.
>>
>>
>> The recent version of kmod-drbd82 is kABI-tracking.  kmod-drbd83 is
>>  new and is also kABI-tracking.
> 
> Hmm. I see. Thanks.
> 
> Alan.
> (Who now wonders if there is space for him to hide behind Akemi's rock . . . )

They are kABI tracking, however that still requires certain versions of
things.  The new module will not install on a 5.2 kernel, for example
... but the 82 module will install on there.

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