> i had a kernel 2.4.3 and i tried to compile it with xfs support in kernel
> and it failed ! i had gcc 2.95 , i installed kgcc with egcs 1.1.2
> and failed again. i didn't want to downgrade my kernel
> so i downloaded kernel 2.4.4.
> i applied the linux-2.4.4-xfs-TEST.patch (the
> didn't work for me).
Since I've manage to make some stupid mistakess when generating patches in
the past, I make sure to test the patches before I put them on oss.
I tested the CVS patch and it does work.
how did you try and apply it.
> and i managed to compile it with gcc 2.95 !
> so i have now a little partition with xfs : good
> 1.how stable is xfs with kernel 2.4.4 ?
It's not, and some of the problems my be linux releated and not XFS, but
we need to track them down.
> 2.is it sue to make the root filesystem xfs ?
Digital Elves inc. -- Currently on loan to SGI
Linux XFS core developer.