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Re: Mandrake RPM's

To: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Mandrake RPM's
From: Chmouel Boudjnah <chmouel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 04 May 2001 11:05:13 +0100
Cc: Sven Herzberg <herzi@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Mandrake Install <install@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Mandrake Kernel <kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <3AF1A6DC.67C1CA2F@xxxxxxxxxxx> (Russell Cattelan's message of "Thu, 03 May 2001 14:43:40 -0400")
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Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> If you don't mind, I'll will put this link in our "news" segment on our
> web page?


> > > I've  build a patch against the 8.0 kernel src rpm, haven't tested it
> > > yet but it does compile.
> > > Anybody want help finish it.?
> > Could you send me the patch, i had a lot of conflict and i did the
> > kernel-xfs on a vanilla 2.4.4 generated patch from cvs.
> ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/download/testing/mdkl2.4.3-xfs.patch
> this was a real quick attempt to get it to compile, area that are suspect
> and may not be right :
> dquot.c
> and  param addition  to do_mount_nd
> probably a better way to go about  getting the dir name to the dmapi
> mount,
> or even look at the code closer and move the dmapi stuff back into
> do_mount.

ok i'll look at that...

> > > If fact I would to encourage some savvy installer programmer to add
> > > XFS support to the mandrake installer. I've looked at the code and
> > > see reiserfs is already in there shouldn't be to much work to add
> > > xfs.
> > I already begin it, it should be fairly simple...
> Great let us know if you have any questions, obviously we had to struggle
> with a few problems  on anaconda.


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