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XFS 1.3.0 for latest RH errata and rawhide (was: XFS tree for Red Hat sh

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, Mike Burger <mburger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: XFS 1.3.0 for latest RH errata and rawhide (was: XFS tree for Red Hat should be moved to at least kernel-2.4.20-20)
From: Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 21:20:12 +0300
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Hi,

should have read this mail first, I guess ;)

On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 10:00:56AM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Mike Burger wrote:
> > If we could see the current XFS merged into the Red Hat 2.4.20-20 sources, 
> > I'd be happy to test them out.
> > 
> > Of course, at the moment, I'd be happy if I knew how the hell the bastard 
> > got into my system, but that's another story.

> If you absolutely need this now, I'd suggest Axel's RPMs
> from http://atrpms.physik.fu-berlin.de/ - he has the 1.3 patches +
> 2.4.20 already built.

Go to http://atrpms.physik.fu-berlin.de/name/kernel/ and get the
kernel for RH 9, 8.0 or 7.3.

> It would be great if we had the bandwidth to always be up to date
> with Red Hat, but that's not always the case.  I didn't know there were
> serious security issues with -19, so I'll see if we can get -20 done
> sooner than later.

You can take the src.rpm from atrpms and rip out lvm/3ware/i2c/v4l2
updates to get a vanilla RH & XFS 1.3.0 kernel. It has also some other
nice sideeffects like automatically adding stuff to any
kernel-*.config etc. making future upgrade less painfull.

On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 10:47:50AM -0500, Mike Burger wrote:
> I'll check out Axel's RPMs.  If they're created against Red Hat's sources, 
> I'll probably be happy.

RH and SGI's XFS patches for RH are the base ingredients for atrpms'
kernels ;)

There are already rawhide kernels (2.4.22-1.2040.nptl) with (only) XFS
1.3.0 patched in for the really brave among you at atrpms. Contact me
for getting the URL (Eric already has it), but use it only for
filesystems worth about the same as /dev/null. That kernel has been
remotely built and not tested by me at all (I am currently on the road).
-- 
Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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