[CentOS] 5.3 and XFS

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 23:44:22 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> > Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >> I never thought of that given that they come from the plus repo. So its only
> >> a matter of time then before it appears for the 5.3 kernels... If I have time this
> >> weekend, I'll yank an srpm down from the 5.2 branch kmod and see what's
> >> involved in making this (Never done it, so I have no idea off the top of my head).
> >>
> >
> > iirc, the xfs kmod's are not kernel ver dependant anymore, and havent
> > been for a while.
> >
> > Tru / Akemi ?
> The kABI-tracking kmod-xfs for CentOS-5 started in Oct 2008.  The
> CentOS-4 version has been tested and will be offered shortly (as soon
> as you/Tru builds it for release).  :-D
> But the code is somewhat getting old.  Maybe it's time to get the
> project xfs going again?  Tru is the leader of this project.

I think it's worth while to keep xfs updated for a while until ext4
has made enough of an in-road to say xfs should be depreciated in
favor of ext4.


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