[PlanetCCRMA] Re: Adding XFS support to 2.4.23-1.ll kernel

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm@physik.fu-berlin.de
Sun Jan 11 15:56:00 2004

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On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 03:12:58PM -0800, J. Scott Amort wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a slightly OT question.  I'm trying to add XFS filesystem support
> to the PlanetCCRMA 2.4.23-1.ll kernel.  I'm using the 20031201 XFS
> snapshot, and have needed to edit some of the patches to fix the ones
> that fail.  There is one fix that I am not sure about, both the low
> latency patch and the xfs patch edit include/linux/sysctl.h, and
> conflict, each trying to assign 55 as follows:
> xfs:
> +	KERN_KDB=3D55,		/* int: kdb on/off */
> low lat:
> +	KERN_LOWLATENCY=3D55,     /* int: enable low latency scheduling */
> Can I select another number for KERN_KDB without any adverse effects?=20
> Can I just add it to the end of this enum, which currently ends with
> KERN_CORE_SETUID=3D59 (i.e. just make KERN_KDB=3D60)?  Thanks for any
> advice!

Yes, you can do so. simply take the next available, as you
suggest. Please submit the resulting patch(es) to Fernando! :)

P.S. linux-xfs@oss.sgi.com is a very good place to ask XFS related
questions. They will also be glad to know about your efforts.

> Regards,
> Scott
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