[CentOS] Building a kernel without kabichk

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 16:29:16 UTC 2009


On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 7:44 AM, Terry Hull <tah at nrg-inc.com> wrote:

> It may also be of note that I've done this on two separate machines.  I
> guess I'm a little puzzled by this.  It must be true that very few people
> actually have to turn off kABI, or this would have come up before.  I know
> that I can turn off ocfs in the .config and see if there is anything else
> that does not build correctly.

Terry,

I was only talking about the patches and kABI earlier.  I did not
realize that this was just the problem of coding in the ocfs module.
Because this is not enabled in the kernel upstream, they (upstream
developers) would not be interested in fixing the code.  This has
happened with the NTFS module -- it is broken in the 5.3 kernel and
they officially "declared" no patches for that (although a dev
provided a possible fix personally).

So, you probably do not have much choice. Either try fixing the issue
yourself or just disable it for now.

Akemi


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