The patch came from xfs.org site for 2.4.19:
The 2.4.18 kernel is the default from Debian. I am not sure how this
kernel was patched but I am investigating.
On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 05:07:16PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Where did your 2.4.18 xfs patch come from? From debian, or from
> xfs-1.1, or...? Just trying to see where you started.
> On Wed, 2002-09-25 at 17:02, Corey G. wrote:
> > I am currently running Debian, 3.0 (woody) and when I install, and patch
> > kernel 2.4.19 I notice a very large degradation in performance. For
> > instance, the Mozilla tarball takes 118s to untar (non-verbose) with
> > kernel 2.4.18. When I install 2.4.19 it takes around 240s to untar. I
> > also notice the box is having problems relinquishing resouces during
> > heavy IO operations. The mouse jumps and the screen is quite slow with
> > refresh problems during decompression of files and opening of tarballs.
> > As soon as I reboot back to 2.4.18 everything is okay. Could I have
> > run into a compatibility issue with Debian or have forgotten
> > a key component in the kernel config file?
> > please reply to: ctgaff@xxxxxxxxx
> Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc. 651-683-3102
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