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Re: 2.4.20-18 Red Hat errata kernel with XFS 1.2.0

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.20-18 Red Hat errata kernel with XFS 1.2.0
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11 Jun 2003 16:41:19 -0500
Cc: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>, Paulo Matos <pjsm@xxxxxxxxxx>, XFS List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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This would greatly help those of us possibly moving to ES or AS. :)

On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 16:36, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 16:28, Austin Gonyou wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Could it be possible to modularize the XFS? Kind of like an XFS
> > patch-less install? I dunno if that's possible, somewhat like how
> some
> > of these driver installers work now a days for linux?
> 
> You need core kernel changes to support XFS... especially in 2.4.9! 
> So
> a patch-less install.... nope.
> 
> OTOH we are talking about distributing the next release in 2 packages,
> an "xfs-ready" kernel, and an xfs-module RPM.  That way xfs can
> beupdated without a new kernel install, as long as the interface does
> not change.
> 
> Not sure if we'll get this done, but I've been kicking it around.
> 
> -Eric
> 
> -- 
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.         651-683-3102
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Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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