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git clone https://github.com/smfrench/smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports.git
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- git clone https://github.com/smfrench/smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports.git
cd smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports
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- cd smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports
 
[verify which branch you want to check out, which kernel you are trying to build]
 
[verify which branch you want to check out, which kernel you are trying to build]
cat /proc/version (to see what kernel you are running)
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- cat /proc/version (to see what kernel you are running)
 
[if you do not have the kernel headers installed they can be downloaded e.g. from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D]
 
[if you do not have the kernel headers installed they can be downloaded e.g. from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D]
git branch (to see the cifs backport branches, currently 4.9 through 4.15)
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- git branch (to see the cifs backport branches, currently 4.9 through 4.15)
git checkout 4.11-full-backport (as an example if you were trying to build for 4.11 kernel)
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- git checkout 4.11-full-backport (as an example if you were trying to build for 4.11 kernel)
 
[verify that you are booted to a matching kernel version, in this case some version of 4.11 e.g. cat /proc/version]
 
[verify that you are booted to a matching kernel version, in this case some version of 4.11 e.g. cat /proc/version]
cd fs/cifs
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- cd fs/cifs
make C=1 -C /usr/src/Linux-headers-`uname-r` M=`pwd` modules
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- make C=1 -C /usr/src/Linux-headers-`uname-r` M=`pwd` modules
sudo modprobe cifs (if needed, e.g. to load any required loadable module dependencies for cifs.ko)
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- sudo modprobe cifs (if needed, e.g. to load any required loadable module dependencies for cifs.ko)
sudo rmmod cifs
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- sudo rmmod cifs
sudo insmod ./cifs.ko (to load the module built a few steps above)
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- sudo insmod ./cifs.ko (to load the module built a few steps above)
   
Enjoy ... (and test ... let us know on the mailing list if any problems)
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- Enjoy ... (and test ... let us know on the mailing list if any problems)

Revision as of 22:49, 23 March 2018

To view the list of patches which are included in the backports, see https://github.com/smfrench/smb3-backported-patches.git

To build the current (all relevant patches to cifs.ko that are accepted in mainline Linux, ie all CIFS/SMB3 fixes and features except those that are the result of global changes to the kernel or the VFS interface) cifs.ko:


- git clone https://github.com/smfrench/smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports.git - cd smb3-cifs-linux-stable-backports [verify which branch you want to check out, which kernel you are trying to build] - cat /proc/version (to see what kernel you are running) [if you do not have the kernel headers installed they can be downloaded e.g. from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D] - git branch (to see the cifs backport branches, currently 4.9 through 4.15) - git checkout 4.11-full-backport (as an example if you were trying to build for 4.11 kernel) [verify that you are booted to a matching kernel version, in this case some version of 4.11 e.g. cat /proc/version] - cd fs/cifs - make C=1 -C /usr/src/Linux-headers-`uname-r` M=`pwd` modules - sudo modprobe cifs (if needed, e.g. to load any required loadable module dependencies for cifs.ko) - sudo rmmod cifs - sudo insmod ./cifs.ko (to load the module built a few steps above)

- Enjoy ... (and test ... let us know on the mailing list if any problems)