[PlanetCCRMA] (re)building the PlanetCCRMA srpms for CentOS

Roy Vestal rvestal at trilug.org
Mon Nov 19 10:46:01 2007

The big issue i had was the PlanetCCRMA didn't have modules for my 
LSILogic SCSI controller. I was using a rather heafty VMware VM for my 
build server. I had to recreate the VM with IDE HDDs and it installed fine.

Wade Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 16:21:51 -0800, "Fernando Lopez-Lezcano"
> <nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU> said:
> I haven't kept up with kernel changes all that much, but I iirc the
> newer kernels use a new libata stack that labels all hard disks as
> /dev/sd* whereas CentOS's version still uses the /dev/hd* scheme for IDE
> drives.  (Just a sample reason why I was hoping to stick with patching
> the CentOS kernels rather than somehow backport more recent Fedora
> versions)  Little things like this could render the kernel unbootable. 
> I'm not sure if there are other discrepancies, but as kernel versions
> climb while CentOS sits around 2.6.18 more are likely to surface.