[CentOS] drbd-kmdl packages question

Nicholas L. Soms nsoms at linux-ink.ru
Fri Mar 12 12:31:23 UTC 2010


OK, thank you!

One more question.
Does anyone have the same problem - when installing drbd-kmdl package via
yum, madwifi packages needs to remove. May be I missed something, but I also
need madwifi packages =)

2010/3/11 Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:30 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Nicholas L. Soms <nsoms at linux-ink.ru>
> wrote:
> >> Dear collegues!
> >>
> >> I've got one question about drbd-kmdl packages.
> >> As I can see at
> >> $ rpm -qp --qf "%{DESCRIPTION}" kmod-drbd-8.0.16-5.el5_3.i686.rpm
> >> This package provides the drbd kernel modules built for the Linux
> >> kernel 2.6.18-128.4.1.el5 for the i686 family of processors.
> >>
> >> So, the question is - kmod-drbd is for kernel 128.4.1 (or build for this
> >> kernel version), but current kernel is 164.11.1. Does that means that
> >> kmod-drbd should be rebuild for each kernel or it works vell without
> >> rebuild?
> >
> > No, it is a kernel version independent, kABI-tracking kernel module.
> > So, it should survive each kernel update. No need for rebuilding.  (It
> > is different from drbd-kmdl)
>
> Oh, and yes, that description should be changed to reflect the fact. :-D
>
> Ralph? Are you the dev in charge of the maintenance?
>
> Akemi
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Best regards, Soms N. L.
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