> Well the problem is the older kernel XFS driver is
> buggy to such a large extent that there is data loss
> even for data on rest should a power loss occur.
> With a newer version back port I can preserve the
> kernel version change since it becomes far more
> reaching to the other kernel components and they have
> to move, to which ..... there is strong reservation.
> Hope this gives you the perspective.
It's totally understandable why you might want to do it.
It's also totally understandable why upstream developers can't spend a
lot of time on your custom codebase.
What you need, of course, is a distribution with good support for xfs,
so you can make it Someone Else's Problem. :)