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TAKE - get loopfs and XFS to play together

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Subject: TAKE - get loopfs and XFS to play together
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 20:18:05 -0500
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This has had very minimal testing, but I have build a loopfs device
on top of xfs and created both an ext2 filesystem and an xfs filesystem
within it.

There are almost certainly kinks to work out, but this gets things
off the ground with loopfs.

Date:  Mon Oct 16 18:05:45 PDT 2000
Workarea:  192.82.201.252:/usr/src/lord/xfs-linux.2.4

The following file(s) were checked into:
  bonnie.engr.sgi.com:/isms/slinx/2.4.x-xfs


Modid:  2.4.x-xfs:slinx:76298a
linux/fs/xfs/linux/xfs_iops.c - 1.76
        - Add prepare_write and commit_write methods to xfs

linux/include/linux/page_buf.h - 1.66
        - Prototypes for pagebuf_prepare_write and pagebuf_commit_write

linux/fs/pagebuf/page_buf.c - 1.39
        - When passing a buffer to generic_make_request, make sure the lock bit
          is set.

linux/fs/pagebuf/page_buf_io.c - 1.32
        - Implement pagebuf_commit_write and pagebuf_prepare_write



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