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Re: XFS and AMD64

To: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS and AMD64
From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
Date: 10 Aug 2005 15:23:32 +0200
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Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> Since I need utmost i386 binary compatibility I would most likely need
> to run a 32 bit user-space with a 64 bit kernel.  The Debian AMD64
> pages claim this type of setup will work but certain configurations do
> not, one example they state is XFS.

There is a problem when a unclean log from the 32bit kernel is replayed
on the 64bit kernel (or the other way round). Just make sure 
you always have clean unmounts when you switch between 32bit and 64bit
kernels.

-Andi


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