[Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86)
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederm at xmission.com
Thu Sep 14 21:20:12 PDT 2006
Greg Lindahl <greg.lindahl at qlogic.com> writes:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 11:03:32AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> What do yo mean by stock kernels?
> One frequent problem is that these various filesystems only support
> very particular kernel versions, e.g. SLES 9sp3. And they plain don't
> work with other kernels because they're too intimate with the memory
> subsystem and whatnot.
> So you can't use the latest stable kernel, and if there's a bug you
> can't tolerate in the old version, c'est la vie.
I totally agree, and that is what I expect the previous poster was
saying. Although in that case I find the term stock kernel very
misleading. But assuming is dangerous.
Even in distro supported kernels you should be able to get something
like NFS fixed.
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