What exactly is your plans on integration of XFS with the official kernel
and/or the major Linux dists? I'm a bit concerned about the following:
> --- shadow/45497 Fri Jun 22 05:35:09 2001
> +++ shadow/45497.tmp.19362 Fri Jun 22 05:50:24 2001
> @@ -3,8 +3,8 @@
> Version: 7.1
> Platform: i386
> OS/Version: Linux
> -Status: NEW
> +Status: RESOLVED
> +Resolution: NOTABUG
> Severity: enhancement
> Priority: normal
> Component: kernel
> @@ -34,3 +34,12 @@
> Also note that there are certain issues related to installing kernel RPMs
> from SGI on a Red Hat 7.1 system, such as the fact that devfsd from Red Hat
> is not quite compatible with the SGI kernel.
> +------- Additional comments from arjanv@xxxxxxxxxx 2001-06-22 05:50:43
> +XFS is not a candidate for 7.1 kernels unless it gets merged into Linus'
> +2.4 tree (their patch touches a lot of core code, and they add syscalls
> +which is something we only do when Linus approves them)
> +Also, please take bugs against the SGI kernel to SGI not us, as they changed
> +several things we put in explicitly in order not to break things.
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We're currently using XFS on a 180Gb RAID volume, by the way, and everything
good so far.
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