On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, J Landman wrote:
> I had some problems with xfs that I think I fixed. Basically I had
> cp/mv and others core dump rather than work. What I did is I backed up my
> xfs based data, rebuilt the raido, rebuilt the filesystem, and it now
> seems to work properly. No core dumps.
Weird, then again some people say that computers follow exact logic.
I have seen computers behave like "normal" people so I let go of that
statement 1 week after purchasing my 1st PC.
> I had built the original file system with the RedHat 7.1 iso based
> images, and tools. I changed distros to Mandrake. Thats when it broke.
> So, using plain old 2.4.5 + patches under Mandrake, it is running fine
> (afte rthe little backup bit above).
Good to hear.
> During this time, I was unable to build the development tree (same
> crashes that everyone else was getting, using wither the 2.91.66 or the
> 2.96.3 compilers). I was also unable to apply the patches to a 2.4.5-5mdk
> Mandrake source tree. Got lots of rej's. I am hoping that the work to
> get it into the kernel accelerates, so we wont have the problems in the
> not too distant future.
There were 1.0 version Mandrake kernels available a few weeks after the
1.0 release. Those were however unoffical. No word on a
XFS/ReiserFS/favoritefs installer yet for the next Mandrake.
> Regardless of the minor annoyances, good work folks!
Hard work and persistence pays off in the end.