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Re: New thread: Manually creating the 2.4.4 XFS tree

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: New thread: Manually creating the 2.4.4 XFS tree
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 15:49:54 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSI.4.33L2.0105032238430.7264-100000@xs3.xs4all.nl>
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Yeah..I finally just figured well, I've seen posts saying that the
linux-2.4-xfs was the devel, and the devel was upped to 2.4.4, so, that
makes sense... I've gonethrough configuring, and I'll build soon.

-- 
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Thu, 3 May 2001, Seth Mos wrote:

> On Thu, 3 May 2001, Austin Gonyou wrote:
>
> > I should've been more specific. I was under the assumption that you
> > couldn't really use devfsd if devfs was not compiled into the kernel.
> > Sorry for the confusion. What I really want to do is patch a 2.4.4 kernel
> > to use XFS without using devfs. That part I don't think would be an issue,
> > and I understand all that's involved here. One thing I'd like to be able
> > to do though is to know how to properly patch a 2.4.4 kernel upto xfs.
> > Should I get a 2.4.2 kernel, patch it with xfs, then patch it up to 2.4.4?
> > Ideas?
>
> Just check out the linux-2.4-xfs tree from CVS. This one is currently
> based on 2.4.4. See the Getting XFS from CVS page. Patching 2.4.2 with
> XFS would be no problem, but patching this from 2.4.2 to 2.4.4 would be a
> serious issue. XFS and other journaling fs are dependent on VM behaviour
> and are thus very closely intergrated.
>
> If you know how to build kernels this shoudl not be a problem after
> getting the tree fom CVS. If not, it's not that difficult.
> Linuxdoc.org has al the neccesary kernel building howto's if neccesary.
>
> Good luck
> Seth
>


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