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Re: kernel-smp-2.4.3-SGI_XFS_1.0.1_PR3 bug report

To: "Christian, Chip" <chip.christian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kernel-smp-2.4.3-SGI_XFS_1.0.1_PR3 bug report
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 10:24:20 -0500
Cc: "'Eric Sandeen'" <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, Christopher McCrory <chrismcc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs list <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: Message from "Christian, Chip" <chip.christian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> of "Fri, 06 Jul 2001 11:18:36 EDT." <23D04BDBA646D411BDDD00D0B774B539028C8A9B@SA-BWMAIL1>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> It was added by RedHat, so I guess the expectation is that it exist in all ke
> rnel rpms?


The 2.4.5 based kernel RPMs do not include any redhat patches, they are
just a base kernel + XFS. Attempting to integrate redhat's patch set into
a different kernel base is like juggling spaghetti!

Steve

> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Sandeen [mailto:sandeen@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, July 06, 2001 11:12
> To: Christopher McCrory
> Cc: linux-xfs list
> Subject: Re: kernel-smp-2.4.3-SGI_XFS_1.0.1_PR3 bug report
> 
> 
> Christopher McCrory wrote:
> 
> > 1:  kernel-2.4.5-SGI_XFS_1.0.1_PR3.i{3,5,6}86.rpm is missing the aacraid
> > modules (aacraid is for adaptec oem hardware raid, used in all/most dell
> > servers)
> 
> Hm, is aacraid even in 2.4.5?  A grep through arch/i386/defconfig,
> drivers/scsi/Config.in, and drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/Config.in don't show
> any AACRAID entry....
>  
> > 2:  I tried kernel-smp-2.4.3-SGI_XFS_1.0.1_PR3.i686.rpm on one of my
> > production web servers running XFS.  After ~15 minutes it crashed.  I
> > got someone to go to the colo and reset it.  I watched it for a while
> > and ~15 minutes later the load started shooting through the roof (~150).
> >   I took it out of the web rotation before it crashed and restarted back
> > with kernel-smp-2.4.2-SGI_XFS_1.0.  Now it is stable again.
> 
> Not sure what to tell you on this one... any more info you can provide?
> 
> -Eric




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