Bug#423562: arm debian linux kernel - XFS
On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 22:07 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 20:42 +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > This mail is about the XFS problems reported on ARM (which also affect
> > hppa and sh):
> > * Andre Draszik <ad@...> [2010-05-27 11:41]:
> > > Not sure if you are the right person to approach... Sorry if not :-)
> > >
> > > I was wondering (since you mention your debian kernel on your website)
> > > if you could update the debian kernel (lenny and sid?) to include the
> > > XFS VIVT cache fixes from
> > > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/jejb/xfs-vipt/.git;a=summary
> > > ?
> > >
> > > They are also in Linus' tree since 2.6.34-rc1, btw.
> > I'm way behind on lkml mail. Ben, do you know if these patches have
> > been proposed for inclusion in -stable?
> Don't think it has.
> We would need at least the following changes:
> For the first of these, we would need confirmation from upstream that it
> is suitable for backporting.
Please decide whether you want to do this; if not then we should disable
XFS on armel and hppa in squeeze.
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.