[users] dkms-fuse package doesn't work on RHEL4/CentOS4

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Aug 6 01:35:11 CEST 2007


On Sat, 4 Aug 2007, Ralph Angenendt wrote:

> Yan Li wrote:
>
> > I believe this is a problem of the dkms-fuse package.  It doesn't work
> > on RHEL4U5 (i386, same on CentOS 4.5).
> > 
> > I installed dkms-fuse by using yum, but "modprobe fuse" failed and I
> > following messages in dmesg:
> > fuse: Unknown symbol mutex_destroy
> > 
> > Some searching on google suggested that this is a know issue of fuse
> > on RHEL4 because it's kernel doesn't support "mutex_destroy", and in
> > order to make it work on el4 kernel this patch is needed:
> > http://202.45.137.9/fuse-mutex_destroy.patch
> 
> This has been patched into the fuse package upstrem.
> 
> I rebuilt fuse and dkms-fuse bumping both to version 2.7.0. I tested
> those versions on CentOS 4.5 x86_64 - where both work.
> 
> Those RPMs (and the spec file and the src.rpms) are available from
> <http://people.centos.org/~ralph/fuse/>.
> 
> It would be nice, if those could be reincorporated into the rpmforge
> repository.

I updated the packages. Let me know if you have any problems with it.

Thanks !
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