[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 1.8.4 Patched Kernel Build

Andreas Dilger andreas.dilger at ORACLE.COM
Fri Sep 3 10:25:57 PDT 2010

On 2010-09-03, at 09:46, Charles Taylor wrote:
> and patching the kernel...
> ln -s /usr/src/lustre-1.8.4/ldiskfs/kernel_patches/patches .
> ln -s /usr/src/lustre-1.8.4/ldiskfs/kernel_patches/series/ldiskfs-2.6- 
> rhel5.series series

You shouldn't patch the kernel with the ldiskfs patch series.  That is done automatically during the lustre build to create the "ldiskfs" module (which is the patched and renamed ext3 or ext4 code).

Please see the "how to build a lustre kernel" page:


Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Lustre Technical Lead
Oracle Corporation Canada Inc.

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