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

Yan Li elliot.li.tech at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 08:58:29 CEST 2007


Hi All,

Sorry, anybody have ideas on this?  Thanks!


On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 05:37:02PM +0800, Yan Li wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> 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
> 
> (original web page:
> http://goc.pragma-grid.net/wiki/index.php/Modprobe_Problem%3F_(by_Jing-yuan_Luke,_MIMOS,_Malaysia
> )
> 
> I think we should include this patch into the dkms-fuse package for
> el4 kernels, or nobody can use it on RHEL4 unless using above hack by
> themselves.

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Sincerely yours,

Li, Yan

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