[CentOS] kmod-drbd

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Thu Oct 25 08:26:52 UTC 2007


Ross Cavanagh wrote:
> Thanks,
> 
> Also, just to clear things up a little, you were saying the one I had
> listed was very old, but I think it is the latest kernel as of
> yesterday. I had run yum update prior to trying to install drbd. Then
> ran the following:
> 
> yum install heartbeat drbd kmod-drbd
> 
> Dependencies Resolved
> 
> =============================================================================
> 
> Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
> =============================================================================
> 
> Installing:
> drbd                    i386       8.0.6-1.el5.centos  extras           
> 128 k
> heartbeat               i386       2.1.2-3.el5.centos  extras           
> 2.1 M
> kmod-drbd               i686       8.0.6-1.2.6.18_8.1.14.el5 
> extras            789 k
> Removing:
> kernel                  i686       2.6.18-8.el5     installed          34 M
> Installing for dependencies:
> OpenIPMI-libs           i386       2.0.6-5.el5.3    base              530 k
> heartbeat-pils          i386       2.1.2-3.el5.centos  extras           
> 190 k
> heartbeat-stonith       i386       2.1.2-3.el5.centos  extras           
> 343 k
> kernel                  i686       2.6.18-8.1.14.el5  updates           
> 12 M
> libtool-ltdl            i386       1.5.22-6.1       base               37 k
> lm_sensors              i386       2.10.0-3.1       base              494 k
> net-snmp-libs           i386       1:5.3.1-14.0.1.el5  updates          
> 1.1 M
> openhpi                 i386       2.4.1-6.el5.1    base              1.3 M
> 
> Transaction Summary
> =============================================================================
> 
> Install     11 Package(s)        Update       0 Package(s)       
> Remove       1 Package(s)       
> uname -r = 2.6.18-8.1.15.el5
> 
> I didn't come across an updated kmod-drbd yet.
> 
> Sorry, might be repeating myself, but this confused me 'The newest
> kernel is 2.6.18-8.1.15.el5 ... it was just released
> 
> yesterday ... the one you have listed is very old (it is the one off the
> ISOs)'
> 
> 
>

kernel                  i686       2.6.18-8.el5     installed

That kernel version ... 2.6.18-8.el5 ... is the kernel off the DVD and
is old.  You are installing kernel version 2.6.18-8.1.14.el5  ... that
is the latest version of the kernel until yesterday.

I hope that clears up my comments.


> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Ross Cavanagh wrote:
>>  
>>> hi, I was following this wiki http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Ha-Drbd for
>>> my CentOS 5 installation, but it appears that the kmod-drdb is not for
>>> the newest kernel. Would anyone know how long before this is updated?
>>>
>>> kmod-drbd               i686       8.0.6-1.2.6.18_8.1.14.el5  extras
>>> kernel                  i686       2.6.18-8.el5     installed
>>>     
>>
>> The newest kernel is 2.6.18-8.1.15.el5 ... it was just released
>> yesterday ... the one you have listed is very old (it is the one off the
>> ISOs)
>>
>>
>> BUT you can install the other version with this command:
>>
>> wget
>> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/updates/i386/RPMS/kernel-2.6.18-8.1.14.el5.i686.rpm
>>
>>
>> wget
>> http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/extras/i386/RPMS/kmod-drbd-8.0.6-1.2.6.18_8.1.14.el5.i686.rpm
>>
>>
>> rpm -ivh kernel-2.6.18-8.1.14.el5.i686.rpm
>> kmod-drbd-8.0.6-1.2.6.18_8.1.14.el5.i686.rpm
>>
>> (each command is one line if it wraps)
>>
>> I never use yum to update my DRBD servers anyway.
>>
>> I should have the CentOS Plus kernels and all the kmods for
>> 2.6.18-8.1.15 done in a couple days.
>>
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