[Pvfs2-developers] Kernel Module on current RHEL4

Bradley Settlemyer bradles at parl.clemson.edu
Thu Jan 31 11:07:37 EST 2008


Yep, how embarassing.  Sorry on that one, should have been obvious from the
error message.

Btw, that stuff is bad for you mmm-kay.  Don't believe any of that medical
benefit hooey. :)

On 1/31/08, Phil Carns <carns at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>
> Maybe just a typo this time?  How about tcp:// for the protocol :)
>
> Bradley Settlemyer wrote:
> > Blargh.
> >
> > That got it to load, but its still messed up a bit.  On a mount, I get:
> > [root at riggins pvfs]# mount -v -t pvfs2 thc://localhost:3334/pvfs2-fs
> > /mnt/pvfs2
> > mount: Protocol not available
> >
> > Dmesg reports:
> > pvfs2_get_sb: mount request failed with -92
> >
> > And the client log says:
> >
> > [D 10:31:21.683488] [INFO]: Mapping pointer 0x2a95585000 for I/O.
> > [D 10:31:21.698321] [INFO]: Mapping pointer 0x2a96987000 for I/O.
> > [E 10:32:20.003242] PVFS_isys_fs_add: Failed to initialize any
> > appropriate BMI methods.
> > [E 10:32:20.003291] Posting fs_add failed: Protocol not available
> > [E 10:32:20.003304] Post of op: PVFS2_VFS_OP_FS_MOUNT failed!
> > [E 10:32:20.003329] Operation failed: Operation cancelled (possibly due
> > to timeout)
> >
> > But of course pvfs2-ping and pvfs2-cp still works.  My mail solution at
> > clemson is better now, and I can safely join the users list (and handle
> > the large attachements).  Is the best thing to go there and join into
> > that thread?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Brad
> >
> >
> >
> > On 1/31/08, *Phil Carns* <carns at mcs.anl.gov <mailto:carns at mcs.anl.gov>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >     There is a thread in progress on the user's list about this issue:
> >
> >
> http://www.beowulf-underground.org/pipermail/pvfs2-users/2008-January/002307.html
> >
> >     I think the summary is that you may be able to get away with this?
> >
> >     - make distclean
> >     - configure
> >     - manually clear the HAVE_KERNEL_DEVICE_CLASSES flag in
> pvfs2-config.h
> >     - make
> >
> >     -Phil
> >
> >     Bradley Settlemyer wrote:
> >     >  Hello
> >     >
> >     >   Is there any outstanding problem reports on using the kernel
> >     module in
> >     >  the latest Red Hat EL4 kernel.
> >     >
> >     >  I'm running linux-2.6.9-67.0.1-ELsmp on an Intel Core 2 duo, but
> >     cannot
> >     >  get the kernel module.  Unfortunately, I've never used the kernel
> >     module
> >     >  before so I don't have much expertise in this area.  While
> building I
> >     >  got a bunch or warnings like (the build log is attached):
> >     >
> >     >   CC [M]  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.o
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c: In function
> >     >  `pvfs2_dev_init':
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c:1037:
> warning:
> >     >  passing arg 2 of `class_device_create' makes integer from pointer
> >     >  without a cast
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c:1037:
> warning:
> >     >  passing arg 3 of `class_device_create' makes pointer from integer
> >     >  without a cast
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c:1037:
> >     warning: too
> >     >  many arguments for format
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c: In function
> >     >  `pvfs2_dev_cleanup':
> >     >  /root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/devpvfs2-req.c:1050:
> warning:
> >     >  implicit declaration of function `class_device_destroy'
> >     >
> >     >  and on the install I get the following:
> >     >
> >     >   Building modules, stage 2.
> >     >   MODPOST
> >     >  *** Warning: "class_device_destroy"
> >     >  [/root/pvfs-2.7.0/src/kernel/linux-2.6/pvfs2.ko] undefined!
> >     >  install -d //lib/modules/2.6.9-67.0.1.ELsmp/kernel/fs/pvfs2
> >     >  install -m 755 src/kernel/linux-2.6/pvfs2.ko
> >     >  //lib/modules/2.6.9-67.0.1.ELsmp/kernel/fs/pvfs2
> >     >  install -d /opt/pvfs-2.7.0/sbin
> >     >  install -m 755 src/apps/kernel/linux/pvfs2-client-core
> >     >  src/apps/kernel/linux/pvfs2-client /opt/pvfs-2.7.0/sbin
> >     >
> >     >  And then when I try to install the mod, I get the dmesg output:
> >     >
> >     >  pvfs2-set-debug[32686] trap divide error rip:b2c9e9 rsp:ffffd2cc
> >     error:0
> >     >  pvfs2-set-debug[32687] trap divide error rip:b2c9e9 rsp:ffffd2cc
> >     error:0
> >     >  pvfs2-set-event[32689] trap divide error rip:b2c9e9 rsp:ffffd2cc
> >     error:0
> >     >  pvfs2: Unknown symbol class_device_destroy
> >     >  pvfs2: Unknown symbol class_device_destroy
> >     >
> >     >  My guess is I need to hit a config flag, but I don't know which
> one to
> >     >  check.
> >     >
> >     >  Cheers,
> >     >  Brad
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >
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