[ewg] Re: [ofa-general] Re: ofa_1_2_c_kernel 20070802-0201 daily build status
dledford at redhat.com
Tue Aug 14 08:56:17 PDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 12:40 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > Quoting Scott Bahling <sbahling at novell.com>:
> > Subject: Re: [ofa-general] Re: ofa_1_2_c_kernel 20070802-0201 daily build status
> > On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 09:59 +0200, Hoang-Nam Nguyen wrote:
> > > Hi Doug!
> > > > On Sat, 2007-08-11 at 21:13 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > > > > Quoting Hoang-Nam Nguyen <hnguyen at linux.vnet.ibm.com>:
> > > > > > Subject: Re: ofa_1_2_c_kernel 20070802-0201 daily build status
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hello Doug and Scott!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thursday 02 August 2007 18:08, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > > > > > > ehca backports for kernel.org kernels seem to be broken.
> > > > > > > 1. Does anyone care enough to fix them? If not we'll disable
> > > > > > > ehca in build for these kernels.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > 2. Could you upload kernels for RHEL4U5 and SLES10 ppc64?
> > > >
> > > > Don't you guys already have RHEL4U5? It had a backports directory in
> > > > the OFED 1.2 release...and it's been out for quite a while...
> > > Some part of this thread might confuse. And really, it's not about
> > > any specific backport issue from ehca or other component(s). It's a
> > > general prereq for ofed's daily build to have rhel4.5 resp sles10 ppc64
> > > in their daily build runs too.
> > I have checked, and Mellanox still has an active partner account with
> > Novell which means they can download our product isos (which contain the
> > kernel-source rpms) at http://download.novell.com and any package
> > updates at support.novell.com http://support.novell.com/linux/psdb/
> > using proper Mellanox logins. You can contact me offline of you need
> > help here.
> > Also, our current cvs snapshots can be found at
> > ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/projects/kernel/kotd/
> > or the following mirror
> > ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/projects/kernel/kotd/
> > These are unreleased bits, but give you a peek into what changes might
> > be coming in the next kernel update. Not sure if this is of use to you.
> I don't have a ppc machine so I can't use your install ISOs.
Nonsense. Of course you can. At a minimum rpm2cpio | cpio -ivd gets
around the arch of the package regardless of what machine you are on and
installs it without involving the rpm database.
> If someone cares enough about SLES/RHEL on ppc support in OFED,
> she can upload the unpacked kernel devel headers for these distros
> to ofa server and we'll use these to cross-compile OFED kernel bits,
Doug Ledford <dledford at redhat.com>
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