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Re: XFS + software raid + 4k stacks = BOOM?

To: Jon Lewis <jlewis@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS + software raid + 4k stacks = BOOM?
From: Evan Fraser <evan@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 17:59:15 +0100
Cc: James Pearson <james-p@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Hmm, well we've been using XFS on software raid's with a 2.4.29 kernel on roughly 10 NFS servers for over a year now without problems. Though we are rolling them up to FC4 as they become available.

Evan.

Jon Lewis wrote:
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, James Pearson wrote:

There were more stack reductions after that. Which is -not- to say that you -will- have problems with the above... all depends on what you're doing. But Nathan did more stack work after I put that rpm out.

In my case, I would want to do NFS serving with XFS file systems - some of the servers may use software raid as well.

AFAIK, the 2.4 kernel series XFS CVS still doesn't do NFS service of XFS filesystems.

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