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SubjectRe: Define conflict between ext3 and raid patches against 2.2.19
On Sunday September 16, mfedyk@matchmail.com wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to setup a 2.2 kernel that I can use for comparison to the latest
> 2.4 kernels I've been testing, but I came accross a little problem with the
> patches I've been trying to combine.
>
> I've already applied:
> ide.2.2.19.05042001.patch
> linux-2.2.19.kdb.diff
> linux-2.2.19.ext3.diff
>
> And now I'm trying to apply raid-2.2.19-A1, and I get one reject in
> include/linux/fs.h.

You should be aware that ext3 (and other journalling filesystems) do
not work reliably over RAID1 or RAID5 in 2.2. Inparticular, you can
get problems when the array is rebuilding/resyncing.

But if you only plan to use ext3 with raid0 or linear, you should be
fine.

NeilBrown
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