[CentOS-devel] [EXT] Re: RFC: kmods SIG Proposal

Wed Jun 2 13:30:04 UTC 2021
Peter Georg <peter.georg at physik.uni-regensburg.de>

On 02/06/2021 14.50, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to participate in the kmod SIG.

I'll add you to the initial member list on the CentOS Wiki.

> I am interested in getting the in-kernel AFS client available to
> CentOS systems.  This involves the kafs and rxrpc kernel modules.
> These kernel modules are already in-tree.  I'd probably be targeting
> 9-stream, since it has the most mature version of the kAFS client in
> it.
> Also, there needs to be a kafs-client non-kernel package, which makes
> the /afs mount available using the kernel module.  kafs-client is
> already built in Fedora[1] so it's not a stretch to get it working in
> CentOS.  The 9-stream filesystem package already supports the /afs
> mountpoint[2].
> I'm also interested in participating in whatever the SIG decides for
> signing kmods.
> 1. https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/kafs-client
> 2. https://gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/rpms/filesystem/-/blob/c9s/filesystem.spec#L29

This looks like a really good example of what can be done within the 
scope of the proposed kmods SIG.