Mirjam van den Hout - van Vroonhoven wrote:
> Hello XFS team,
> In order to make XFS work on Redhat Enterprise Linux 4, using the stock
> RH largesmp kernel (our server has 16 CPU's) I had to adapt the spec
> file for the kernel-module-xfs source rpm you offer for download at
> The issue is that largesmp was not recognized as a kernel type, and with
> the original specfile an RPM was build with a dependency
> "requires kernel-smp = 2.6.9-67.0.1.ELlarge" where the dependency should
> have been "requires kernel-largesmp = 2.6.9-67.0.1".
> The fix was to add "largesmp" to the list of defined kernel_type at the
> top of the .spec file. I also fixed a typo in this list (default instead
> of deault). The new fixed spec file (kernel-module-xfs.spec), the
> original spec file (kernel-module-xfs.spec.orig) and a diff between the
> two (kernel-module-xfs.spec.patch are attached to this email.
> For other users, it might be useful to include this in the next release.
SGI doesn't really maintain those; the xfs kernel modules in the
(http://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/centosplus/Readme.txt) are probably a
better place to start, as they have some active users and a bit of
(IMHO a fair amount of stuff on the xfs ftp site is so outdated it
should be removed....)
> Kind regards,
> Mirjam van den Hout