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Re: Attention kernel module project packagers!



On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 08:06:11AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm ATrpms net> said:
> > GFS is in FC6, too.
> 
> GFS in FC6 is included in the kernel package, not as an external module,
> so kmod vs. kmdls doesn't apply.

That's GFS2 you're talking about. GFS(1) still lives external to the
kernel and has a different on-disk format so it isn't superseeded by
GFS2, in fact every FC4/FC5 install using GFS needs this module to be
in there when FC6 gets released.

> There are currently no externally packaged kernel modules in Fedora Core
> or Extras development trees.

There is one in Fedora Extras 5 (em8300) and GFS is in a bugzilla
review (#201077).

But agreed, there aren't that many kmods out there so it's really not
too late nor too much work to convert them to something better.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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