Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 03:17:40PM +0100, Stef Morrell wrote: > Hello, > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com > > [mailto:drbd-user-bounces at lists.linbit.com] On Behalf Of Lars > > Ellenberg > > Sent: 15 October 2009 14:25 > > To: drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > > Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Kernel oops on create-md > > > > On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 02:10:54PM +0100, Stef Morrell wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > > > I'm attempting to run drbd 8.3.4 against Linux 2.31.4. I'm > > making the > > > (possibly incorrect) assumption that from the Changelog, > > > > > > 8.3.3 > > > * Following Linux upstream changes 2.6.31 > > > > > > that I'm ok on the 2.6.31 kernel series. > > > > > > I've patched the kernel directly and can see from > > > > > > root [ /sources/drbd-8.3.4 ]# cat /proc/drbd > > > version: 8.3.4 (api:88/proto:86-91) > > > GIT-hash: 70a645ae080411c87b4482a135847d69dc90a6a2 build by > > > root at atuin-1, 2009-10-15 11:36:31 > > > > > > that the patch has been applied correctly. > > > > Nope. > > > > > My problem is that when I attempt to create the metadata I get a > > > kernel Oops, output of which is attached. I've also included my > > > drbd.conf, very basic, but there you have it. > > > > > > Problem is 100% reproduceable both on this machine and it's > > > (identical) counterpart which will (eventually) form the > > second node in the cluster. > > > > > > I've wondered if it is a kernel compatibility problem, > > > > Yes. > > > > > I wonder if anyone can provide some advice? > > > > You patched it wrong. Sorry. > > Do you mean that 22.214.171.124 isn't supported at all, or that I've made a > mistake in the patching process itself? (Log of patching process > attached). If it is the kernel version, what is actually the latest > which drbd supports? I mean you patched it wrong. > > If you get any compile warnings during the module build, you > > got it wrong again. So try again. > > Yes. One compile warning - does seem to fit with the oops. > > drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c: In function 'drbd_nl_init': > drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c:2380: warning: passing argument 3 of > 'cn_add_callback' from incompatible pointer type yep. > root [ /sources/drbd-8.3.4 ]# make KDIR=/sources/linux-126.96.36.199 kernel-patch forget about that. _that_ is not supported. sometimes it works, sometime it does not. if it does not work, it does not work. it may help if you do a "normal" out-of-tree module build, before you generate the patch. there is some automatic adjustment of compatibility ifdefs going on. if it does not help, don't use the "kernel-patch" approach. -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. __ please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed