Linux Kernel 2.4 Useful Patches

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filesystems : Filesystems patches for Linux Kernel 2.4

Here you'll find several file-systems enhancements as well as new file-systems that are not merged in mainline.

Last update:2006/01/22
Description:Filesystems patches for Linux Kernel 2.4
Abstract:Here you'll find several file-systems enhancements as well as new file-systems that are not merged in mainline.

Contents
  • device-mapper : Device Mapper for kernel 2.4 - Alasdair Kergon, Christophe Saout
    The Device-mapper is a new component of the linux kernel that supports logical volume management. It is required by LVM2 and EVMS. The original LVM (included in stock 2.4 kernels) does not use it.

  • minixfs-v3 : Support for Minix v3 filesystem - Daniel AragonÚs - 2006-01-24
    This patch provides support for Minix v3 filesystem to kernel 2.4. This is already done in v2.6.

  • ramfs-limit : Enforces usage limits on RAMFS to protect system resources - David Gibson - 2006/01/16
    David Gibson proposed a patch for 2.4-ac to prevent RAMFS from using all system memory. It has recently been ported to 2.4.32.


(C) Willy Tarreau - 2008-06-01