> Before all, sorry for my too-lated reply.
> >XFS has been on pre2 almost exactly 2 months now.
> >And it seems 2.4.0-test1 is the next right kernel to move to.
> >Does anyone have opinions about vanilla 2.4.0-test1?
> Since a few weeks ago, I was trying to merge SGI's XFS Linux
> based on 2.3.99pre2 with later Linux kernel. Upto 2.3.99pre9,
> it was not difficult so much to merge, even for the people
> without indepth knowledge of Linux kernel internals, like me.
> However it's really questionable whether merged kernel works
> as well as pure SGI's work (the speed of Linux kernel upgrading
> is faster than compilation on my 486/66MHz PC).
> Yesterday, I tried to merge with Linux-2.4.0test1. I found
> some symbols (which is used in XFS modules) to access
> filesystem were removed - e.g. lookup_dentry and lookup_vfsmnt.
> I'm really poor about the kernel internals and don't know
> how to rewrite them to 2.4.0-style.
> There's anybody trying to porting XFS onto 2.4.0test1 ?
It is on its way.....