Re: (reiserfs) Re: New Linux 2.5 - 2.6 TODO (Alan Cox suggests delaying

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Jun 05 2000 - 09:50:02 EST

> > always go backwards. 2.2.15 for example does nothing to your box that means
> > you cannot go back to 2.2.0.
> What? so you mean to go backwards from 2.4 to 2.2? This is crazy!

Everyone I know running a large production environment would think otherwise.

> Get your RedHat 6.2 and plug in a 2.0 kernel and then even winblows will seem
> stable in comparison!

It works and its reliable although you have to tweak a few tools to get the
2.0 back compatibility in ps and friends quite right

How do I know this - because I deal with people who are running 2.0.38 with
Red Hat 6.2 and with other current dists.


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