Scyld and Red Hat 7

W Bauske wsb at paralleldata.com
Fri Feb 2 14:40:42 EST 2001


Bogdan Costescu wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Martin Siegert wrote:
> 
> > That's one of the reasons why I want to go to the 2.4 kernel: NFS-v3
> 
> NFSv3 support is present in 2.2.18, however NVSv3 over TCP doesn't work
> right at this point (this is valid for 2.4). All the patches that were
> floating around and were integrated by major vendors in their kernels were
> also integrated in 2.2.18. However, you have to compile it yourself, it
> doesn't come as RH update... NFS FAQ and mailing list at
> http://nfs.sourceforge.net
> 
> > [side remark: is there LFS (large file support > 2GB) in the 2.4 kernel?]
> 
> Yes, but you also need LFS support from your glibc. AFAIK, glibc-2.1 from
> RH 6.2 is not compiled for LFS.
> 

How about trying it before commenting?

I did and it appears to work...

[wsb at wsb62 wsb]$ cat /etc/*lease
Red Hat Linux release 6.2 (Zoot)
[wsb at wsb62 wsb]$ ls -l /z/wsb62f
total 10496032
-rw-r--r--    1 root     root     10737418240 Nov 30 22:18 junk1
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root        16384 Nov 25 19:08 lost+found

[wsb at wsb62 wsb]$ dmesg | more
Linux version 2.4.0-test10 (root at wsb62.paralleldata.com) (gcc version egcs-2.91.
66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #6 SMP Sat Nov 25 15:52:34 CST 2000


Wes

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