I'd recommend using the POSIX ACLs that come with a xfs kernel, then go
get the helper programs from CVS for that patch version. (acl, etc is in
On Wed, 2002-02-13 at 13:13, Ted Hazlewood wrote:
> I'm running RedHat 7.2 build from your RedHat 7.2 ISO XFS ver 1.02 with
> Samba 2.2.3a and Winbind
> This comes with Kernel 2.4.9
> My other machine (Machine2) is RedHat 7.2 ext3 with Kernel 2.4.17 with
> POSIX ACL Samba 2.2.3a and Winbind
> What I was doing with Machine2 was using Winbind from Samba to use a
> NT PDC to get usernames and group names from.
> With this config I could add and remove multiple users and groups using
> Windows Explorer and make multiple ACE changes.
> This was great but we like the performance of XFS.
> The POSIX ACL site doesn't have patches to work with XFS. The site is
> http://acl.bestbits.at/ They are on version 0.7.27
> The only version of POSIX ACL I can find that your XFS ver 1.02 has is
> RPM ver acl-1.1.3-0. I don't see any correlation of version numbers
> the kernel they are configured for.
> With your version of POSIX ACL I am not able to make any changes from a
> Windows Explorer. I have spoken to the SAMBA Team and they first
> they had a bug in the new 2.2.3a. But I can get it to work with ext3 so
> I think that the problem is the version of POSIX ACL you have included
> ver 1.02.
> What I would like to try is either installing RedHat 7.2 with XFS ver
> without POSIX ACL and then recompile with Kernel 2.4.17 and ACL POSIX
> 0.7.27. If this is possible.
> Or if there already is a fix for my problem that you may know about.
> Either way I need assistance from the awesome creators of XFS.
> Is there source of XFS ver 1.02 without ACL or do you know of a way to
> update XFS ver 1.02 to the ACL POSIX 0.7.27 and later kernel if needed.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Ted Hazlewood
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