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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)

Latest revision as of 03:30, 29 October 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:


[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)