Bug 735214 - Release note on how to get the pNFS kernel module loaded.
Summary: Release note on how to get the pNFS kernel module loaded.
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 6.2
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Steve Dickson
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2011-09-01 20:05 UTC by Steve Dickson
Modified: 2011-10-11 17:44 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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To have pNFS functional enabled automatically create the /etc/modprobe.d/dist-nfsv41.conf file with the following line: alias nfs-layouttype4-1 nfs_layout_nfsv41_files and reboot. Now then the -o minorversion=1 mount option is specified and the server is pNFS enabled, the the pNFS client code will automatically be enabled.
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Last Closed: 2011-10-11 17:44:27 UTC


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Description Steve Dickson 2011-09-01 20:05:09 UTC
Description of problem:

Something similar to the following verbiage needs
to appear in the 6.2 release notes. 

To have pNFS functional enabled automatically create
the /etc/modprobe.d/dist-nfsv41.conf file with the
following line:
     alias nfs-layouttype4-1 nfs_layout_nfsv41_files
and reboot.

Now then the -o minorversion=1 mount option is specified
and the server is pNFS enabled, the the pNFS client code
will automatically be enabled.

Comment 1 Steve Dickson 2011-09-01 20:07:06 UTC
    Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
    accordingly. All revisions will be proofread by the Engineering Content Services team.
    
    New Contents:
To have pNFS functional enabled automatically create
the /etc/modprobe.d/dist-nfsv41.conf file with the
following line:
     alias nfs-layouttype4-1 nfs_layout_nfsv41_files
and reboot.

Now then the -o minorversion=1 mount option is specified
and the server is pNFS enabled, the the pNFS client code
will automatically be enabled.

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2011-09-01 20:20:23 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has 
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed 
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update release.


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