[Lustre-devel] [wc-discuss] Re: oldest lustre supported SUSE kernel

tao.peng at emc.com tao.peng at emc.com
Fri Mar 9 08:23:38 PST 2012

From: James Simmons [jsimmons at infradead.org]
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2012 8:56 PM
To: Peng, Tao
Cc: adilger at whamcloud.com; wc-discuss at whamcloud.com; lustre-devel at lists.lustre.org
Subject: [wc-discuss] Re: [Lustre-devel] oldest lustre supported SUSE kernel

> > As you can tell, we do not build the SLES11 SP0 client ourselves automatically, only the SP1 client,
> > but if the effort is not huge it would be preferable to keep this client working.  We typically try to
> > keep the range of working clients as large as possible, since administrators may not have as much
> > control over the running clients as they do over the servers.
> >
> > I would guess (without having looked at the SP0 kernel) that it may just be possible to change
> > lustre/autoconf/lustre-core.m4 to check this prototype, and move the two ll_page_mkwrite() helpers
> > into their own "#ifdef HAVE_PAGE_MKWRITE_VM_FAULT" section separate from HAVE_VM_OP_FAULT.
> Thanks for confirming that it is still supported. And I verified it can be fixed as you described. I created LU-1200 and attached the fix there.

Sorry to nit pick but can you push your patch with gerrit instead of just
posting it to the Jira ticket.

[PT] Here it is:

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