[Beowulf] OT: some quick Areca rpm packages for interested users
csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 27 16:24:21 PST 2006
On Thursday 28 December 2006 08:15, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> That is pity that Areca's drivers got kicked even from -mm devel branch
> of linux mainstream kernel (unfortunately I don't remember in
> which exact version it has happened).
The ARECA drivers have just moved from the mm tree into the mainline kernel in
2.6.19, I've just downloaded 184.108.40.206 and verified that their arcmsr driver
(version 1.20.00.13) still exists in drivers/scsi/arcmsr .
I guess you could say they were kicked upstairs, but certainly not kicked
Caveat: there is a known ext3 filesystem corruption bug in 2.6.19 and
220.127.116.11, it's apparently hard to trigger (though someone said they got it
through just compiling).
If you are a Linux Weekly News subscriber (and if you're not you probably
should be, it's a great news resource) you can read about it here (should be
freely available at the end of the week when the next weekly news comes out):
Bugzilla entry for the compiling case:
Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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