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SubjectRe: reiser4 snapshot for August 26th.
Steven Cole wrote:

>On Tue, 2003-08-26 at 13:43, Oleg Drokin wrote:
>
>
>>Hello!
>>
>>On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 09:36:07PM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
>>
>>
>>>>Disable "reiser4 system call" (CONFIG_REISER4_FS_SYSCALL) support, it is
>>>>not ready.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>[...]
>>>arch/i386/kernel/built-in.o(.data+0x7c4): In function `sys_call_table':
>>>: undefined reference to `sys_reiser4'
>>>make[2]: *** [.tmp_vmlinux1] Error 1
>>>make[1]: *** [vmlinux] Error 2
>>>[...]
>>>CONFIG_REISER4_FS=m
>>>
>>>
>>Building as module is also not yet supported.
>>
>>
>>
>Fine, then here's a patch:
>
>--- linux-2.6.0-test4-r4/fs/Kconfig.orig 2003-08-26 13:44:38.165059616 -0600
>+++ linux-2.6.0-test4-r4/fs/Kconfig 2003-08-26 13:46:43.672979512 -0600
>@@ -203,6 +203,9 @@
> tristate "Reiser4 (EXPERIMENTAL very fast general purpose filesystem)"
> depends on EXPERIMENTAL
> ---help---
>+ Building as a module is not yet supported, so don't say 'M'
>+ unless you're a developer.
>+
> Reiser4 is more than twice as fast for both reads and writes as
> ReiserFS. That means it is four times as fast as NTFS by Microsoft.
> (Proper benchmarks will appear in a few months at
>
>Meanwhile, reiser4 seems to be working fine and is nice and fast.
>
>I did a "time bk -r co" for the current 2.6 tree, and here
>are the results for reiser4 and ext3 on 2.6.0-test4:
>
>Reiser4:
>real 1m55.077s
>user 0m30.740s
>sys 0m36.558s
>
>Ext3:
>real 3m48.438s
>user 0m26.400s
>sys 0m13.205s
>
>Steven
>
>
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Better to disable it entirely. Features too broken to compile should
not be warned of, they should be invisible and not selectable in the
menu. Thanks Steven and Mike.

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Hans


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