Anybody testing ext4 in Fedora 11 Alpha?
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Fri Feb 20 04:25:07 UTC 2009
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 10:15:19PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Will Woods wrote:
> > Oh, and by the way.. if you're like me, and you're installing from the
> > Live image anyway, you might think: "Hey, I'll migrate the filesystem
> > after the install finishes, before I reboot into the new system". Nice
> > idea, but if you don't rebuild the initrd after migrating the rootfs to
> > ext4, the system won't boot. Yeah, found that out the hard way.
> Also ... 'migrating' at this point doesn't gain you a lot; only new
> files after this will be written in extents format.
Lastly keep in mind (it's mentioned in the release notes, but bit at
least one friend) that you MUST have a separate ext2 or 3 /boot
partition at this point. The included grub won't boot ext4, so you have
to have that.
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