[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 1.8.4 Patched Kernel Build

Charles Taylor taylor at hpc.ufl.edu
Fri Sep 3 10:44:58 PDT 2010

On Sep 3, 2010, at 1:25 PM, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> 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:
> http://wiki.lustre.org/index.php/Applying_Lustre_Patches_to_a_Kernel

Arghh!   That's the guide I was using.   Just an oversight.    I'm a  
dork.  Thanks for catching it.


Charlie Taylor
UF HPC Center

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