On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 12:51:48PM -0600, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 12:49, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > 2.4.19-aa1 has XFS 1.1 that eats lots of stack. Please update to a
> > resent
> > XFS tree (like the ones in 2.4.20pre5aa and following). Also make sure
> > you don't use a broken stack-eating storage driver like the qlogic ones.
> hrmm....that may be more difficult than it sounds...Is this error fatal?
Yes, stackoverflows can cause random memory corruption.
> Is there something I can do to my 2.4.19-aa1, to just update the XFS
> code, so our codebase for our kernels can just be versioned? I would
> prefer to have our current 2.4.19 kernel, with updated xfs bits.
It's certainly possible, but you need to patch it in yourself :)
Take 2.4.19-aa1, remove the 7* patches and try to fit in the XFS 1.2-pre2
or current CVS patches. There will be lots of rejects that need fixing.