[CentOS] kernel 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 not working properly(2.6.9-34.108.plus.c4

Alok Garg alok.k.garg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 01:53:57 UTC 2006


I also have 2 ntfs partiotions that i need to access. I dont think statndard
kernel will support them. Is there any other way of adding xfs support to
plus kernel.

alok

On 9/7/06, Matt Hyclak <hyclak at math.ohiou.edu> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 07:27:30PM +0530, Alok Garg enlightened us:
> > >On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 09:48 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > >> Alok Garg wrote:
> > >> > Hi,
> > >> >    I installed kernel version 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 a few days ago
> .my
> > >> > home partition is formatted with xfs .But this version is refusing
> to
> > >> > recognize xfs filesystem.the version before that(
> 2.6.9-34.108.plus.c4)
> > >> > is working fine. Do anyhave any idea what is going on.Arent all
> centos
> > >> > plus kernel supposed to have support for xfs and ntfs etc.
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> xfs is now only available as an additional rpm, which can be used
> with
> > >> either the plus or the distro kernel
> > >
> > >The file you are looking for is in:
> > >
> > >http://mirror.centos.org/centos/4/centosplus/i386/RPMS/
> > >
> > >(or substitute x86_64 for i386)
> > >
> > >and named:
> > >kernel-module-xfs-2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4-0.1-3.?????.rpm
> >
> >
> > I installed kernel-module-xfs-2.6.9-42.0.2.EL-0.1-3.i686.rpm from the
> site
> > you mentioned . But it is still unable to mount xfs filesystem at boot
> > time.It gives following error.
> >
> > mount: fs type xfs not supported by kernel
> >
> > after booting up in 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 if i issue command "modprobe
> xfs"
> > it gives an error about module not found.But following files are present
> on
> > system.
> >
> > /lib/modules/2.6.9-42.0.2.EL/extra/xfs.ko
> > /lib/modules/2.6.9-42.0.2.EL/extra/xfs_quota.ko
> >
>
> You will notice that 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 is not the same as 2.6.9-42.0.2.
>
> If all you needed the plus kernel for was xfs, then I would recommend you
> use the standard kernel alongside the standard-kernel-xfs-module package
> you
> already have installed.
>
> Matt
>
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