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Re: 2.4.18-xfs and RML's kernel-preempt (was: XFS latest changes, sb cor

To: Derek J Witt <cappicard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.18-xfs and RML's kernel-preempt (was: XFS latest changes, sb corruption?)
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 25 Mar 2002 11:00:34 -0600
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On Sun, 2002-03-24 at 11:04, Derek J Witt wrote:
> Hi! I'm using the 2.4.18-xfs cvs tree. I just used RML's 2.4.18-1 patch
> and it works like a charm.  I applied that patch after applying Shawn
> Starr's patch10 and i'm having no problems here.

I've heard reports that although the preempt patches apply and build and
run, you're not actually getting any benefit w/ xfs kernels - but I have
not looked into this.

> One problem I encountered is that if I jump my FSB speed to 75MHz and PCI
> to 37MHz, I get kernel panics the first time around once the drives get
> mounted.

try alt.overclocking.breaks.stuff :)
 
> I got a quick question about reading XFS partitions in Windows 2000. Is
> there such a creature to allow me to do just that?

No, no such option.

-Eric

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Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.


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