Re: 2.6.6-mm2

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 09:18:54 EST

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 03:51:34AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > +hugetlb_shm_group-sysctl-gid-0-fix.patch
> > >
> > > Don't make gid 0 special for hugetlb shm.
> >
> > As Oracle has agreed on fixing their DB to use hugetlbfs could we
> > please stop doctoring around on this broken patch and revert it.
> Once I'm convinced that kernels will be able to run applications
> which vendor kernels will run, sure.

Vendor 2.4 kernels support the "old" EVMS application.

Despite this fact, the code was rejected by Linus during 2.5.



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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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