[CentOS-devel] New XFS code for the CentOS-4 Kernel from SGI

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 22 05:18:03 UTC 2005


On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 23:03 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > BUT ... this code is still not 100% working with 4K stacks (which all EL
> > 4 and FC 3/4/5 kernels currently use).  A note from SGI on this code:
> 
> FWIW, I believe only the ia32 kernels have 4KSTACKS turned on... last I 
> checked Opteron still did not have this option... feel free to correct 
> me if I'm wrong.

You are correct ... I meant x86 (or i386/i586/i686 or ia32 ... whichever
term you want to use) for EL4 and FC 3/4/5 

> 
> xfs over normal ide/scsi should be fine w/ 4kstacks; if you start piling 
> lvm on top of md under nfs etc etc, you could start running into stack 
> issues with 4KSTACKS.
> 
> > #################################################################
> > #                                                               #
> > #                        NOTICE                                 #
> > # This xfs module rpm has been provided for testing purposes    #
> > # only.  It is believed to be functional, but it has not been   #
> > # heavily tested.  In particular, you may have issues with the  #
> > # 4KSTACKS option on RHEL4 ia32 kernels, depending on your IO   #
> > # hardware, layering, nfs usage, etc.                           #
> > #                                                               #
> > # Please do NOT report any problems with this module, or with   #
> > # the kernel when this module is loaded, to Red Hat.            #
> > # You may report issues to the linux-xfs at oss.sgi.com list.      #
> > # (Please also report successes!)                               #
> > #                                                               #
> > #################################################################
> 
> Just had to cover myself a bit ;-)
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Eric

Thanks,
Johnny Hughes
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