[Sheepdog] Trouble installing Sheepdog on EL6.0

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Tue Nov 22 18:49:11 CET 2011

On 11/22/2011 12:31 PM, David Nalley wrote:
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> On 11/22/2011 12:15 PM, Digimer wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm pretty new to Sheepdog, but have some experience with RHCS
>> stable 2 and 3.
>> I'd like to try installing and playing with Sheepdog, understanding
>>   that it is not production ready. To this end, I followed the
>> instructions here;
>> https://github.com/collie/sheepdog/wiki/Getting-Started
>> I removed corosync as shipped with EL6 and installed from source,
>> also qemu. When I tried to 'make rpm', it failed with this;
>> ===== error: Failed build dependencies: corosync is needed by
>> sheepdog-0.2.4_108_g45eb24f-1.el6.x86_64 corosynclib is needed by
>> sheepdog-0.2.4_108_g45eb24f-1.el6.x86_64 corosynclib-devel is
>> needed by sheepdog-0.2.4_108_g45eb24f-1.el6.x86_64 make: *** [rpm]
>> Error 1 =====
>> Any advise on what I could/should try?
>> Thanks! :)
> Did you try the sheepdog packages in EPEL? Might save you some
> trouble, unless you specifically want to build on your own.
> The RPMs have a buildrequire for corosync, corosynclib and
> corosynclib-devel - so rpmbuild will look to ensure those packages (it
> doesn't know about actual software, only packages) are present.

Ah, that makes sense. I will try again from source, not creating the 
RPM. I will also look at epel if it has sufficiently new versions on 
libvirt/qemu and corosync.

Thanks. :)

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