[Lustre-discuss] 1.8.2 Patchless Client

Brian J. Murrell Brian.Murrell at Sun.COM
Tue Feb 16 08:42:05 PST 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 11:28 -0500, CHU, STEPHEN H (ATTSI) wrote: 
> Hi all,


> ·       Server kickstarted with RHEL 5.3

So what is the actual version of the kernel you are running?

> ·       Installed
> lustre-client-1.8.2-2.6.18_164.11.1.el5_lustre.1.8.2.x86_64.rpm
> ·       Installed
> lustre-client-modules-1.8.2-2.6.18_164.11.1.el5_lustre.1.8.2.x86_64.rpm


> ·       Performed “rsync –
> alP /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.11.1.el5 /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5

What was the purpose of this?  Generally speaking modules from one
kernel are not usable in other kernels.  I assume since you installed
that you are using the RH kernel versioned 2.6.18_164.11.1.el5, yes?

> Feb 16 16:20:43 bg8mo33sn kernel: ko2iblnd: disagrees about version of
> symbol ib_destroy_fmr_pool

You have a mismatch between the lustre modules you are using and the

> ·       In there was
> kernel-ib-1.4.2-2.6.18_128.7.1.el5.x86_64.rpm. No problem with

Right.  This was OFED 1.4.2 from the OFA.

> ·       In 1.8.2 there is no specific RPM to handle IB? Using stocked
> openib from RHEL worked for patched kernel installation. 

Yes, in 1.8.2 we are using the OFED stack as shipped by RedHat which is
a 1.4[.1rc3 IIRC] stack.


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