I'm running linux 2.4.7-pre6-xfs on a production server. It's a debian potato
installation with some self compiled packages from sid to get all the kernel
dependences fulfilled. I used gcc 2.95.2 to compile the kernel (and all other
Everything works fine and I'd like to thank you for your work. The system is
now up for over two monthes and I have never had any problems. XFS is a great
Now, I have to add more RAM to the server. And as I have to reboot the machine
for that, I thought I probably should update the kernel too.
What do you guys recommend?
1) No kernel update
2) Go with patches/linux-2.4.9-xfs-2001-08-26.patch.bz2
3) Wait for linux-2.4.10 and the corresponding patch
For the last option I would have to build the kernel on an other system
because 2.4.10 needs at least gcc 2.95.3 and I don't want do update the
compiler (or any other important system packages apart from the kernel) on
the production server.
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