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Re: IRIX 6.5.6m/XFS CVS: Any problems?

To: "Utz Lehmann" <ulehmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: IRIX 6.5.6m/XFS CVS: Any problems?
From: "Sean Elble" <S_Elble@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 22:05:38 -0400
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <014601c14aed$34616ff0$0a00a8c0@intranet.mp3s.com> <200110021239.HAA17289@fsgi158.americas.sgi.com> <20011002151459.C16538@de.tecosim.com>
Reply-to: "Sean Elble" <S_Elble@xxxxxxxxx>
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Utz,

So, in other words, I shouldn't have any problems checking out the XFS tree
at kernel version 2.4.10? (At least based upon your knowledge)

-Sean
----- Original Message -----
From: "Utz Lehmann" <ulehmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Tad Dolphay" <tbd@xxxxxxx>
Cc: <S_Elble@xxxxxxxxx>; <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: IRIX 6.5.6m/XFS CVS: Any problems?


> Tad Dolphay [tbd@xxxxxxx] wrote:
> > >
> > > Utz,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the information; do you know if this patch needs to be
applied
> > > for NFS v3 to work from IRIX to Linux? It looks really easy to apply
> >
> > For the most part NFS V3 will still work using a pre 6.5.13 IRIX client
> > and 2.4 linux server. The problem is that sometimes when doing a pwd on
a
> > NFS mounted directory you won't see the entire path name.
>
> Yes, and the IRIX ftpd, Midnight Commander (mc), xemacs, ... are confused
too.
>
> I just tested a 2.4.10 xfs kernel (with preempt patch, but _without_ the
nfs
> patch i had attached in my last mail). It's seems to work. My ftpd and mc
> tests are ok. Tested with IRIX 6.5.3 and HP-UX 10.20. So you dont need the
> patch for 2.4.10.
>
>
> utz


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