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Re: stable xfs

To: Martin Steigerwald <ms@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: stable xfs
From: Ming Zhang <mingz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 10:11:30 -0400
Cc: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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yes. thx for reminding.

Ming

On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 09:40 +0200, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 19. Juli 2006 01:54 schrieb Nathan Scott:
> > On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 11:30:23AM -0400, Ming Zhang wrote:
> > > Hi All
> > >
> > > We want to use XFS in all of our production servers but feel a little
> > > scary about the corruption problems seen in this list. I wonder which
> > > 2.6.16+ kernel we can use in order to get a stable XFS? Thanks!
> >
> > Use the latest 2.6.17 -stable release, or a vendor kernel (SLES is
> > particularly good with XFS, as SGI works closely with SUSE).
> 
> Hello Nathan,
> 
> as far as I can see the fix for kernel bug #6757 has not yet made it in a 
> stable kernel release upto 2.6.17.6 and thus should manually be applied:
> 
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6757
> 
> It probably doesn't happen for lots of people but I would still apply that 
> patch unless it is finally put into a stable point release.
> 
> Regards,


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