[CentOS] Re: XFS Issues

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Mon Nov 20 11:14:29 UTC 2006

James Pearson wrote:
> On 08/11/06, Stephen C. Rigler <srigler at marathonoil.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 11:06 -0800, Scott Silva wrote:
>> > > Is there any chance that the fix will make it into the centosplus
>> > > kernel-module-xfs?
>> > Why not try installing 2.6.9-42.0.3 and see if maybe it is fixed?
>> >
>> I installed it on a different system and the modinfo for xfs still gives
>> the same information:
>> description:    SGI-XFS CVS-2004-10-17_05:00_UTC
>> Has the module been updated since 2.6.9-34.0.1?
> The kernel-module-xfs code hasn't changed in a while - that date stamp
> is incorrect, but the code is more like a year old.
> Unfortunately, the person at SGI that packaged up the code in the XFS
> module for RHEL4/CentOS4 no longer works for SGI (I believe he now
> works for RedHat).
> So, I guess, unless someone else at SGI (or elsewhere) back ports the
> more recent XFS code to the RHEL4 kernel, you are out of luck ...

Eric Sandeen has updated the kernel-module-xfs RPM - see:


James Pearson

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