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Re: rawhide report: 20041015 changes



On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 06:14:33PM +0200, Matias Féliciano wrote:
 > Le vendredi 15 octobre 2004 à 08:01 -0400, Build System a écrit :
 > > kernel-2.6.8-1.624
 > > ------------------
 > 
 > 
 > $ diff /boot/config-2.6.8-1.610 /boot/config-2.6.8-1.624
 > 1681c1682
 > < CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER=m
 > ---
 > > CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER=y
 > 
 > 
 > Why there is raw support in the kernel whereas util-linux from Fedora
 > drop raw support ?

That's a slip-up caused by the RHEL4 kernel being built from the same
sources. it should be off for Fedora.

 > Is there a new way to create (obsolete) raw device other than using the
 > "raw" programme (normally in util-linux) ?

Use O_DIRECT directly on the block device.

		Dave


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