XFS patches and 2.4.20-ben10

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Apr 15 16:59:26 EST 2003

On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 05:40, Robert E Brose II wrote:
> I've been using xfs for several months and I wanted to apply the
> current devel xfs patches to the 2.4.20-ben10 kernel and ran into
> a name clash in include/linux/sysctl.h.
> In the enumeration of the CTL_VM names, the patch is trying to insert
> when there already exists a
> VM_HEAP_STACK_GAP=14 doesn't exist in the stock 2.4.20 kernel.
> Is there a preferred way to work around this until the problem is
> solved? I assume that changing VM_PAGEBUF=14 to 15 would mean a
> recompile of all the xfs utils as well.

VM_HEAP_STACK_GAP comes from aa- series "silent stack overflow"
patch that I applied to my tree. You can safely change it's sysctl
number, I don't think any userland util rely on it.


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