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Re: [Announce] XFS 1.1 Prerelease 2 available for testing

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Announce] XFS 1.1 Prerelease 2 available for testing
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 08:51:03 +0100
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Eric Sandeen schrieb:
> 
> On 26 Mar 2002, Florin Andrei wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2002-03-21 at 11:15, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > > At long last, a prerelease of the upcoming XFS 1.1 release is available
> > > ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/download/testing/xfs-1.1
> >
> > Is this the version that's gonna be used for the next version of the
> > installer? (based on Red Hat 7.3 or 8.0 or whatever)
> 
> The next version of Red Hat seems to be based on a 2.4.18 kernel + the
> usual assortment of patches.  As far as I know, nobody at SGI has yet
> produced RPMs with XFS bits based on that Red Hat kernel, and it's not
> really on the radar at this point.  Some of the xfs installer code is in
> the latest Red Hat installer, which makes some of the work easier, but
> putting out a new installer is still quite time consuming.
> 
> If anyone would like to contribute such a beast (kernel and/or installer),
> I'd be glad to put it up on oss.  :)
> 
> -Eric

How can we convince RedHat to XFS enable their distribution?
There must be a way, suggestions.

-Simon



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