Re: [PATCH] 2.3.99-pre6-7 VM rebalanced

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 10:39:48 EST

On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 05:27:51PM +0200, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The problem with this is that even if the kernel is in .99 pre-release
> > state for several weeks _nothing_ has been changed in it about the RAID
> > stuff still, so a lot of people using 2.2 + raid 0.90 patch (eg. RedHat
> > users) _cannot_ change to and try 2.3.99, because their partitions would
> > not mount.
> >
> > It seems to me, that if we are talking about widening the testbase for
> > 2.3.99, this is the most important item on Alan's todo list.
> In some ways it probably is. Almost every production site I would feed stuff
> to is using raid 0.90 and some of them are now using ext3 as well.

Here I have similar problems with reiserfs (a lot of sites use it
already, upto reiserfs root). So far the 2.3 port cannot read 2.2
file systems.


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