[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 2.3 for Kernel 2.6.34

Dilger, Andreas andreas.dilger at intel.com
Tue Feb 12 17:13:28 PST 2013

On 2013/12/02 7:16 AM, "Alfonso Pardo" <alfonso.pardo at ciemat.es> wrote:

>I am trying to compile lustre client 2.3 (2.2 same problem) for kernel
>2.6.34. I need to use this kernel, got from
>www.kernel.org <http://www.kernel.org>, because my clients need ACPI
>modules, and only this kernel version is compatible with my servers

If you only need 2.6.34 clients, then you don't need to patch the kernel
at all.
If you need ACPI support for your hardware, then I suspect that the RHEL6
kernel will have back-ported the support required for your hardware, and
should just use the RHEL6 server kernel.

Cheers, Andreas

>I got erros when I apply patches to the kernel with ³quilt push ­av²
>0) Machine Centos 6.2
>1) Kernel version 2.6.34
>2) Lustre software from git repository:
>[root at bc linux-]# git clone
>[root at bc linux-]# cd lustre-release
>[root at bc linux-]# sh ./autogen.sh
>3) And from my kernel soruce code directory:
>[root at bc linux-]# ln -s
>~/lustre-release/lustre/kernel_patches/series/2.6-rhel6.series series
>[root at bc linux-]# ln -s
>~/lustre-release/lustre/kernel_patches/patches patches
>[root at bc linux-]# quilt push -av
>Applying patch patches/lustre_version.patch
>patching file include/linux/lustre_version.h
>Applying patch patches/mpt-fusion-max-sge-rhel6.patch
>patching file drivers/message/fusion/Kconfig
>patching file drivers/message/fusion/mptbase.h
>Applying patch patches/raid5-mmp-unplug-dev-rhel6.patch
>patching file drivers/md/raid5.c
>Hunk #1 FAILED at 2177.
>Hunk #2 succeeded at 2394 with fuzz 1 (offset -1738 lines).
>1 out of 2 hunks FAILED -- rejects in file drivers/md/raid5.c
>Restoring drivers/md/raid5.c
>Patch patches/raid5-mmp-unplug-dev-rhel6.patch does not apply (enforce
>with -f)
>Restoring drivers/md/raid5.c
>Any idea?
>Thanks in advance!!!!!

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger

Lustre Software Architect
Intel High Performance Data Division

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