[zfs-discuss] Re: kernel and kernel options to use with contemporary ZoL

Prakash Surya surya1 at llnl.gov
Tue Oct 29 15:04:49 EDT 2013


On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 05:45:18PM +0100, Arman Khalatyan wrote:
> Centos 6.4 is easy:
> sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck http://archive.zfsonlinux.org/epel/zfs-
> release-1-2.el6.noarch.rpm (or whatever is actual)
> ln -s /usr/lib64/dkms/ /usr/lib/dkms (important step otherwise your dkms build
> will fail)

Why is the `ln` needed? Is this a subtle difference between Centos and
RHEL? I ask because I don't need to do that in RHEL.

-- 
Cheers, Prakash

> yum install --enablerepo=sl-addons --enablerepo=zfs zfs
> 
> (Just note: do not use dkms from epel)
> 
> In every kernel update zfs-dkms will rebuild your zfs and spl libraries.
> 
> I have heavy load on Centos6.4 and SL 6.4 with zfs works stable.(same with
> ubuntu 12.04 another box)
> Also keep in mind never fill zfs above 85%!!
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 5:00 PM, <trx.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>      Any suggestions on kernel type, preemption...?
> 
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