[CentOS] centos 4.2 with reiserfs

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Wed Oct 26 12:15:42 UTC 2005


On Wednesday 26 October 2005 13.59, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 12:22 +0100, James Pearson wrote:
> > I don't use reiserfs - but having a quick look at the 2.6.9-22 kernel
> > source ...
> >
> > It looks like RedHat patched the reiserfs source to change 'struct key'
> > to 'struct reiserfs_key' (Patch2503) - I guess to prevent name conflicts
> > with the 'Key management patches' (from the spec file).
> >
> > However, it looks like they missed a couple ... not surprising as they
> > don't support reiserfs, so they don't hit this problem.
> >
> > The attached patch seems to allow it to compile - although not tested.
> >
> > James Pearson
>
> Thanks, I'll give this a go later today.
>
> Since this is already an upsupported kernel, I have no problem fixing
> problems in it.  We are also looking at rolling in a little more stable
> XFS code from SGI into centosplus for CentOS-4 soon as well.

that would be really nice, xfs in the old (106 kernel) was really broken (not 
suprisingly since it's the xfs from 2.6.9 which is ancient)

thanks for your efforts,
 Peter

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  Peter Kjellström               |
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