Default boot/root filesystem

Eric Sandeen sandeen at redhat.com
Sat Sep 7 22:35:05 UTC 2013


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On 9/6/13 5:48 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> According to this:
> 
> http://www.serverwatch.com/server-news/where-is-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7.html
>
>  RHEL7 will use XFS for the default boot/root.
> 
> I could certainly have been out of town, for a while, and missed
> this. But, to the best of my knowledge, Fedora uses ext4 as the
> default boot/root. Just sounds a bit strange to me, that this is
> getting dumped into RHEL without tossing it into Fedora first, to
> rattle around, and shake any bugs out, beforehand. Don't really have
> an opinion either way, myself, I would just expect that something
> like this would go into Fedora first.

If people want to switch the Fedora default to XFS, I'll gladly file
the feature.  :)

- -Eric
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