[blfs-book] r11818 - in trunk/BOOK: . introduction/welcome postlfs/filesystems

ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org ken at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Sep 10 16:12:36 PDT 2013


Author: ken
Date: Tue Sep 10 16:12:35 2013
New Revision: 11818

Log:
mdadm-3.3 - NB I've replaced 'make everything' by 'make', but mentioned it as an optional command.

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general.ent
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/filesystems/mdadm.xml

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general.ent
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Tue Sep 10 14:28:22 2013	(r11817)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general.ent	Tue Sep 10 16:12:35 2013	(r11818)
@@ -173,7 +173,7 @@
 <!ENTITY fuse-version                 "2.9.3">
 <!ENTITY jfsutils-version             "1.1.15">
 <!ENTITY lvm2-version                 "2.02.100">
-<!ENTITY mdadm-version                "3.2.6">
+<!ENTITY mdadm-version                "3.3">
 <!ENTITY ntfs-3g-version              "2013.1.13">
 <!ENTITY gptfdisk-version             "0.8.7">
 <!ENTITY parted-version               "3.1">

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Tue Sep 10 14:28:22 2013	(r11817)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	Tue Sep 10 16:12:35 2013	(r11818)
@@ -47,6 +47,10 @@
       <para>September 10th, 2013</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[ken] - Update to mdadm-3.3.  Fixes
+          <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;4023">#4023</ulink>.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[bdubbs] - Update to gnome-desktop-3.8.4. Fixes
           <ulink url="&blfs-ticket-root;4033">#4033</ulink>.</para>
         </listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/filesystems/mdadm.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/filesystems/mdadm.xml	Tue Sep 10 14:28:22 2013	(r11817)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/filesystems/mdadm.xml	Tue Sep 10 16:12:35 2013	(r11818)
@@ -6,10 +6,10 @@
 
   <!ENTITY mdadm-download-http "&kernel;linux/utils/raid/mdadm/mdadm-&mdadm-version;.tar.xz">
   <!ENTITY mdadm-download-ftp " ">
-  <!ENTITY mdadm-md5sum        "2afc306135466923fe5020d743bff9a4">
-  <!ENTITY mdadm-size          "364 KB">
-  <!ENTITY mdadm-buildsize     "16.4 MB">
-  <!ENTITY mdadm-time          "0.4 SBU">
+  <!ENTITY mdadm-md5sum        "abb19b309281b93cf79d29fb2dfb2e85">
+  <!ENTITY mdadm-size          "390 KB">
+  <!ENTITY mdadm-buildsize     "8.3 MB">
+  <!ENTITY mdadm-time          "less than 0.1 SBU">
 ]>
 
 <sect1 id="mdadm" xreflabel="mdadm-&mdadm-version;">
@@ -91,9 +91,12 @@
     <para>Install <application>mdadm</application> by running the following
     commands:</para>
 
-<screen><userinput>make everything</userinput></screen>
+<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
 
-<!--    <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para> -->
+    <para>If you wish to run the tests, ensure that your kernel supports
+    RAID and that a version of mdadm is not already running, and issue:
+    <command>make test</command> and then, as the
+    <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user: ./test</para>
 
     <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
 
@@ -101,6 +104,18 @@
 
   </sect2>
 
+  <sect2 role="commands">
+    <title>Command Explanations</title>
+
+    <para><option>--make everything</option>: This switch creates extra programs,
+    particularly a statically-linked version of <command>mdadm</command> and
+    also versions of <command>mdassemble</command>. These all need to be manually
+    installed.
+    </para>
+
+  </sect2>
+
+
   <sect2 role="content">
     <title>Contents</title>
 
@@ -110,7 +125,7 @@
       <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
 
       <seglistitem>
-        <seg>mdadm and mdmon</seg>
+        <seg>mdadm, mdmon and optionally mdassemble</seg>
         <seg>None</seg>
         <seg>None</seg>
       </seglistitem>
@@ -140,6 +155,17 @@
           </indexterm>
         </listitem>
       </varlistentry>
+
+      <varlistentry id="mdassemble">
+        <term><command>mdassemble</command></term>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>is a tiny program that can be used to assemble MD devices
+          inside an initial ramdisk (initrd) or initramfs.</para>
+          <indexterm zone="mdadm mdassemble">
+            <primary sortas="b-mdassemble">mdassemble</primary>
+          </indexterm>
+        </listitem>
+      </varlistentry>
 
     </variablelist>
 



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