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Re: 2.4.22-pre patches

To: Matteo Centonza <matteo@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.22-pre patches
From: Net Llama! <netllama@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 09:26:50 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Matteo Centonza wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Net Llama! wrote:
>
> > On 06/25/03 14:22, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 04:19:08PM -0500, Steve Lord wrote:
> > >> On Wed, 2003-06-25 at 15:56, Net Llama! wrote:
> > >> > Anyone know if/when the cvs snapshots will cleanly apply against the
> > >> > 2.4.22-pre1 kernel?  I'd really like to use it, as the acpi support is
> > >> > significantly better than what was in 2.4.21(-final).
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> Your best bet is to take the xfs cvs kernel, and apply the 2.4.22-pre
> > >> patch to it. Apart from kdb, it is usually pretty clean.
> > >
> > > I don't think it's that easy.  2.4.22-pre has the O_DIRECT changes from 
> > > sct.
> > > Fixing XFS so that it compiles isn't that difficult (just some conflicts
> > > in filemap.c) but it's much more work to not cripple XFS O_DIRECT support
> > > due to these new locks.  Without any changes all O_DIRECT I/O would happen
> > > with i_sem held now.
> >
> > Ya, unfortunately, its not that easy.  I gave it a run, and there were a
> > handful of failed hunks, _alot_ of fuzz & offsets.  thanks though.
>
>
> why not applying the acpi patch only?
>
> They have a pretty acpi-20030619-2.4.21.diff.gz on www.sf.net/projects/acpi

What do you mean by 'only'?  That is the patch that i tried to apply,
however i don't even think its neccesary in 2.4.22-pre1, because its
already been updated with the same patches.

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