[CentOS] applying kernel patch

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Jun 17 22:55:54 UTC 2009

Carlos Santana wrote:
> I am trying to build a Lustre file system over CentOS. The file system
> server's kernel needs to be lustrized, however client can be installed
> without altering kernel. I was struggling with client installation and
> thought specific kernel requirement might be an issue. I am stil not
> sure why is it failing though...
> Anyway, to cut it short, needed for some dependency issues..

looks like Lustre has very specific kernel requirements, see

eg, Lustre 1.8.0 -must- be run with kernel 2.6.18-92.1.17.el5 and not, 
for example, 2.6.18-92.1.18.el5

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