[Linux-cluster] Will GFS run on the 2.6.5 kernel?

Ken Preslan kpreslan at redhat.com
Wed Sep 15 20:36:35 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 11:50:33AM -0700, Villalovos, John L wrote:
> I was wondering if GFS will run on the 2.6.5 kernel?
> Currently it won't work because the function:
> unmap_shared_mapping_range() came into being in the 2.6.6 kernel.  It
> appears that Daniel Phillips created this.
> Should I be able to take the BitKeeper patch changeset that added this
> to 2.6.6 and apply it to 2.6.5?

I'm sure if you work at it, you can get it to run on 2.6.5.  But as you've
found out, it won't compile right out of the box. Adding the
unmap_shared_mapping_range() patches is a start.  You'll have to see what
else you need to fix (if anything).

Ken Preslan <kpreslan at redhat.com>

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