At Thu, 30 Mar 2000 06:47:11 -0600,
Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > P.S.: I compiled up a XFS tree from CVS last night. It created and mounted
> > fine, but hung the machine when I copied a kernel tree
> > to it (kdb didn't trigger, I'll need to go to the office to reset it)
> Hmm, we seem to have 'announced' already - I wonder who put this thread onto
> the oss list. Anyways, which options did you use to build XFS? There was a
> hard hang in the case where CONFIG_PAGE_BUF_META is turned on (doing a
> tlb_flush with interrupts turned off). I fixed this yesterday, but I suspect
> this would be after you checked out the cvs copy, so you may not have that
> yet - look for a spinlock inside of vfree and friends.
> Let me know if you have this change or not, and what configuration you
> were running on.
Well the cat is out of the bag :-)
Have to hand it to people who actually got the file system up
and running without any documentation.
The pushing of the cvs tree is not "entirely" automated yet.
I'll working on getting all the steps automated.
I just updated the tree on oss to the most current rev.
The web page that describes how to download the tree is at
A more official announcement is on it's way, but if
you are on this list consider your self on the pre-announcement list.
Any input on the download process would be appreciated.