NAS + NFS

Seth Mos knuffie at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 30 11:54:00 CDT 2002


On 30 Apr 2002, Sean McAvoy wrote:

> You don't actually need a system with >4gb of ram. if you have 0-978mb
> (or something less then 1gb), you select no highmem. if you have 1gb-4gb
> you enable the 4gb option. I'm compiling on Debian 3.0.

The box I am running is a 2GB box with HIGHMEM which is doing just fine.
Since he is mentioning 4GB+ I figured he is using the 64GB highmem option.
I can't comment on that one.

Gcc => 2.95.3 is fine with XFS.

Cheers
Seth

> On Tue, 2002-04-30 at 11:20, Seth Mos wrote:
> > On 30 Apr 2002, Sean McAvoy wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > > I've had some problems lately with the highmem option enabled and XFS.
> > > Do you have any system with XFS and highmem (4gb+ RAM) enabled, and if
> > > so have you had any odd crashing problems? Thanks!
> >
> > What kernel are you running and what sort of machine?
> > I don't have acces to a machine with >4GB ram so I can't comment on that.
> >
> > Arjan van de Ven also told me that there might be highmem problems when
> > the kernel is compiled with the older kgcc compiler. So can you try
> > compiling the kernel with a late gcc-2.96 like -85 or -98 if I remember
> > correctly.
> >
> > Have you already searched the linux-xfs mailinglist archives at
> > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/ ?
> >
> > There are some other people running a config like this AFAIK.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Seth
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