ext4 able to boot from ext3 mbr?
schaiba at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 15:16:34 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:10 PM, Jon Ciesla <limb at jcomserv.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:01 PM, stan <eiqep_eiwo_y at cox.net> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> When I installed F9 from the liveCD I decided to use the EXT4 file
> >> system.
> >> Unfortunately, there was no way to boot from my ext3 mbr. It kept
> >> hanging
> >> when it went to the boot partition. I tried some playing around but
> >> didn't
> >> get it to work. I ended up using preupgrade, which worked flawlessly
> >> but
> >> left me in ext3.
> >> When F10 is available I would like to run it in an ext4 filesystem.
> >> Will
> >> this incompatibility between ext3 and ext4 still be a problem? F10 will
> >> not
> >> be installed on the same disk as the mbr is on. If it is a problem, is
> >> there a workaround?
> >> Just in case, will preupgrade work for F10?
> >> Thanks.
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> > AFAICT, no.
> No to what? He asked 2 questions.
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No as in one cannot boot from a ext3 mbr if one wants to use ext4. Sorry for
not being explicit enough.
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