[CentOS] near-realtime file system replication
William L. Maltby
CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Sat Oct 6 21:21:33 UTC 2007
On Sat, 2007-10-06 at 13:18 -0700, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On 10/6/07, William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
> > ><snip>
> > Would not the dkms facility, as described here
> > http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/BuildingKernelModules
> > ameliorate version problems? I'm not sure, but it seems to be useful
> > from my reading.
> dkms is useful for automating rebuilding kernel modules upon booting a
> new kernel. RPMForge offers a number of dkms-based modules (like the
> one for the nvidia driver). dkms is, however, not a
> supported/preferred method by CentOS (kmod is). Among other things,
> it requires gcc which is not favored in the server environment (so I
> understand). In this particular case, drbd is provided as SRPMS, and
> CentOS simply rebuilds from them.
> <snip sig stuff>
Aha! Thanks for the clarification. Not being an admin in a server
environment, I looked at it from my WS home-user POV.
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