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SubjectRe: Distro kernel patches (was Re: Linux 2.2.18pre4)
On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > [1] I understand the RAID issue with disk format compatibility, which
> > makes the current RAID patch unacceptable for official 2.2 usage.
> > I just wish somebody would *solve* that issue.[2]

> Solve that and the tool back compatibility problem for the cases in
> question in a way Ingo is happy with and Raid 0.90 can go in. Simple
> as that.


Apply the RAID 0.90 patch and make Ingo (or someone else)
maintain a patch which backs it out.

That would, I think, keep a vast majority of RAID users
happy, while offering compatibility for the few users of
the legacy code.


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