Yeah..I finally just figured well, I've seen posts saying that the
linux-2.4-xfs was the devel, and the devel was upped to 2.4.4, so, that
makes sense... I've gonethrough configuring, and I'll build soon.
Systems Architect, CCNA
On Thu, 3 May 2001, Seth Mos wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2001, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> > I should've been more specific. I was under the assumption that you
> > couldn't really use devfsd if devfs was not compiled into the kernel.
> > Sorry for the confusion. What I really want to do is patch a 2.4.4 kernel
> > to use XFS without using devfs. That part I don't think would be an issue,
> > and I understand all that's involved here. One thing I'd like to be able
> > to do though is to know how to properly patch a 2.4.4 kernel upto xfs.
> > Should I get a 2.4.2 kernel, patch it with xfs, then patch it up to 2.4.4?
> > Ideas?
> Just check out the linux-2.4-xfs tree from CVS. This one is currently
> based on 2.4.4. See the Getting XFS from CVS page. Patching 2.4.2 with
> XFS would be no problem, but patching this from 2.4.2 to 2.4.4 would be a
> serious issue. XFS and other journaling fs are dependent on VM behaviour
> and are thus very closely intergrated.
> If you know how to build kernels this shoudl not be a problem after
> getting the tree fom CVS. If not, it's not that difficult.
> Linuxdoc.org has al the neccesary kernel building howto's if neccesary.
> Good luck