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SubjectRe: XFS for 2.4
On Mon, 01 Dec 2003 13:50:08 -0800, Bryan Whitehead wrote:
>I'd like to "third" this request. Have a large amount of data here on
>XFS with v2.4 kernel.
>Would be nice to be able to use pre-release 2.4 for testing without
>having to manually hack in XFS paches from SGI for the odd reject...

Yes, exactly.

Ok the XFS changes some vfs code, but works OK, and is in the -ac and -ck trees.

And another point is make the possiblility to add some patchs such as security
without hunks failed, and another funny hacks.

And the majority of distros include it.

Another vote.


>Dan Yocum wrote:
>> Marcelo,
>> We (Fermilab) second this request. We won't be touching 2.6 until it's
>> really stable (read as, Red Hat comes out with an official distro that
>> has it built in), and we already have *a lot* of XFS filesystems here
>> (~>300TB) running on 2.4 kernels. It would be very, very nice to have
>> it in the 2.4 tree without having to pull it from SGI.
>> Thanks,
>> Dan
>> Nathan Scott wrote:
>>> Hi Marcelo,
>>> Please do a
>>> bk pull
>>> This will merge the core 2.4 kernel changes required for supporting
>>> the XFS filesystem, as listed below. If this all looks acceptable,
>>> then please also pull the filesystem-specific code (fs/xfs/*)
>>> bk pull
>>> cheers.
>Bryan Whitehead
>SysAdmin - JPL - Interferometry and Large Optical Systems
>Phone: 818 354 2903

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