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Re: rawhide report: 20041015 changes



Le vendredi 15 octobre 2004 Ã 12:21 -0400, Dave Jones a Ãcrit :
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 06:14:33PM +0200, Matias FÃliciano wrote:
>  > Le vendredi 15 octobre 2004 Ã 08:01 -0400, Build System a Ãcrit :
>  > > 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.

OK. Good reason ;-)

>
>  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.

Yes, but O_DIRECT does not need CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER .



Now I understand the situation.
Thanks for the reply.

> 		Dave
> 

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