[zfs-discuss] Trying to install ZFS on CentOS 7.2-1511

Richard Scott zfsonlinux at pointb.co.uk
Fri Jan 8 15:59:52 EST 2016


A Minimal install won't have included any development tools i.e. 
compiler to build the zfs module.

Try this:

$ yum groupinstall "Development tools"
$ yum reinstall zfs

That may help.

On 08/01/2016 00:27, Rich Teer via zfs-discuss wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I'm trying to play with ZFS on Linux, with no success so far.  I
> am using a new minimal installation of CentOS 7.2-1511 and performed
> a "yum update".  I have also set SELinux to disabled and rebooted.
> 
> Per the instructions on the ZoL site, I ran the following commands
> as root:
> 
> # yum install epel-release
> # yum install 
> http://archive.zfsonlinux.org/epel/zfs-release.el7.noarch.rpm
> # yum install kernel-devel zfs
> 
> All of the above commands appeared to complete OK, but when I ran a
> simple "zpool status" command, the following messages appears:
> The ZFS modules are not loaded.
> Try running '/sbin/modprobe zfs' as root to load them.
> 
> When I tried that command I get this message:
> modprobe: FATAL: Module zfs not found.
> 
> uname -r says "3.10.0-327.4.4.el7.x86_64".
> 
> Does anyone have any ideas as to what's wrong?
> 
> Hmmm, just before I posted this, the followng occured to me: the latest 
> version
> of ZoL is 0.6.5.3 and was released on October 13th, 2015.  The version 
> of CentOS
> I'm using is from November 2015, so after I send this I'll try the same 
> recipe
> on CentOS 7.1-1503.
> 
> Thanks for any ideas in the meantime,
> 
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