On Mon, Mar 12, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > > - Any caveats with reiserfs ?
> > > Yeah, it does not work on sparc (only works on i386, and maybe alpha by
> > > now).
> > Well, reiserfs, iptables and a better vm/mm were my hopes with 2.4.x.
> > Guess I'll wait for now.
> I doubt we'll ever see reiser on sparc anytime soon.
swafnir:~ # uname -a
Linux swafnir 2.4.2 #10 Mon Mar 12 20:16:22 CET 2001 sparc unknown
swafnir:~ # cat /proc/filesystems
swafnir:~ # mount
/dev/sda4 on / type ext2 (rw)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,mode=0620,gid=5)
/dev/sda1 on /boot type ext2 (rw)
/dev/sdc8 on /abuild type ext2 (rw)
shmfs on /dev/shm type shm (rw)
/dev/sdb4 on /mnt type reiserfs (rw)
swafnir:~ # ls -alF /mnt/
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 90 Mar 12 20:29 ./
drwxr-xr-x 27 root root 4096 Mar 6 18:10 ../
drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 381 Mar 12 20:31 linux/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 25295341 Feb 22 01:00 linux-2.4.2.tar.gz
I don't know how stable it is, but at least I can untar a kernel
and compile it ;-)
This is a 2.4.2 kernel with the PowerPC reiserfs patch. I haven't
tried it on a UltraSPARC yet, will follow tomorrow.
Thorsten Kukuk http://www.suse.de/~kukuk/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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