How to request a patch to aacraid

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How to request a patch to aacraid

Postby vikinggeek » 2017/07/12 08:02:12

I hope someone can point me in the right direction.

There is an annoying bug with the aacraid driver documented in this bug report.
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=151661

On 2017-02-10 a patch was posted (comment 19). I would like to avoid building my own .ko file.

How do I request that this patch is included into RHEL/CentOS 7?

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Re: How to request a patch to aacraid

Postby TrevorH » 2017/07/12 11:48:37

To get this into the RHEL kernel you would need to report it on bugzilla.redhat.com and ask them to include that patch in their kernel source. When RH do that and release the kernel containing the fix then CentOS will rebuild that and release it.

There is also the CentOS Plus kernel and that is the same as the upstream one but does contain extra patches and modules. You could try to convince toracat to include the patch in the next one of those.I'd guess the way to do that would be to raise a bug on bugs.centos.org and request it that way.
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Re: How to request a patch to aacraid

Postby vikinggeek » 2017/07/12 22:08:41

Thank you TrevorH!

I've posted the request to Redhat and CentOS bugzilla systems:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1470388
https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=13541

Hopefully toracat will see this post and consider it for inclusion in the CentOS Plus kernel ;)

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Re: How to request a patch to aacraid

Postby avij » 2017/07/13 15:40:37


Thanks, but I think you should change the component of this bug from kernel-aarch64 to plain kernel.

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Re: How to request a patch to aacraid

Postby vikinggeek » 2018/05/11 19:18:25

Just wanted to close this out. As can be seen from the bug reports, the issue was fixed in 7.4.