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SubjectRe: 2.2.18pre* + raid +ide patches ??
on 10/8/00 4:23 PM, at wrote:

> I am looking for a solution for the following problem.
> We have installed some new promise 100 cards and ibm ata 100 disks
> on some of the servers, assembled the 2.2.17 + ide + raid kernel.
> Since then we had several crashes on those machines, we get lots of
> VM: try_to_free_memory_failed for XXX messages.
> The situation is terrible, we cannot revert to the older kernel,
> since there are no ide patches for kernels earlier then 2.2.17 that
> have promise 100 support, and 2.2.17 proves unstable for us.
> We are looking for some advice on how to assemble, possibly a
> 2.2.18pre* kernel, that would have VM errors fixed, and would
> have mingos raid patches + would recognize our new promise 100
> cards.

Patch the 2.2.17 kernel with ide and raid and then apply 18pre patches to

If you get rejected pieces you may have to hand merge some but that's how
I've done it in the past.

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