[CentOS-devel] Updated xfs-kmod?

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Mon Dec 15 13:26:25 UTC 2008


James Pearson wrote:
> Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 
>> James Pearson wrote:
>>
>>> I notice that there is a more recent 'test' xfs-kmod for 
>>> CentOS5/RHEL5 at:
>>>
>>> <http://sandeen.net/rhel5_xfs/xfs-kmod-0.5-2.2.6.18_88.el5.testing.src.rpm> 
>>>
>>>
>>> It looks like this is based on XFS code from the 2.6.25 kernel
>>>
>>> The SRPM has been there for 6 months, so I was wondering how much 
>>> testing has been done with the code and CentOS5/RHEL5 ?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> James Pearson
>>
>>
>> You probably don't actually want to use that kmod... it is a very rough
>> backport, and it's not complete and has a few errors, I believe.  I
>> should probably take it down.
>>
>> If you sit tight for a while, (less than the 6 months or so mentioned
>> above I hope), I may be able to point to a better tested, updated kmod.

Do you have any rough estimate when this might be available?

Thanks

James Pearson


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