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Re: Are there any issues with Sparcstations

To: "Martin K. Petersen" <mkp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Are there any issues with Sparcstations
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 11:26:00 +0200
Cc: James <jdickens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 04:52:25AM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> >>>>> "James" == James  <jdickens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> James> I am happily running XFS on my main home file server (intel),
> James> and am thinking about using XFS on my new ( for me, anyway)
> James> Sparcstation 5, it will be a couple of small partitions less
> James> than 5gig each, that will house a small news feed, is XFS (cvs)
> James> ready/compatible with Sparc's running Linux ?
> 
> I haven't tried XFS on SPARC in a long time, so I don't know for sure.
> With a SPARCstation 5 you should be fine, though.

At least _pagebuf_free_lockable_buffer is clearly not sparc32 safe, because
it gets save_flags flags arguments passed as an argument and will mess up
the register window.
So I doubt it'll work.

-Andi


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