Re: mke2fs and kernel VM issues

From: Samuel Flory (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 14:01:01 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > heavily modifed VA kernel based on 2.2.18. Is there a kernel which is
> > believed to be a known good kernel? (both 2.2.x and 2.4.x)
> I've not seen the problem on unmodified 2.2.18. The 2.2.17/18 VM does have
> its problems but not these. 2.2.19pre3 and higher have the Andrea VM fixes which
> have worked wonders for everyone so far.

  Hmm I believe Chip got his VM patches from Andrea. So the behavior
may be more 2.2.19pre3ish than 2.2.18ish.

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requires more hardware be given to you.
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