XFS filesystem support in Fedora
florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Nov 6 23:28:18 UTC 2003
On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 15:03, Axel Thimm wrote:
> (in fact Fedora Core kernels already _do_ have XFS,
> but not XFS 1.3.x).
Oh really? Which version then?
(i couldn't install Fedora yet, due to the silly L440GX bug)
> It would be great if the FC steering committee or whoever is in charge
> would decide to add the very little needed hooks to allow for
> externaly built xfs kernel modules.
So, three things are needed:
1. kernel support (according to you, it's already there, it's just not
2. userland tools (mkfs.xfs....)
3. anaconda hooks
#1 is partially solved
#2 is _trivial_ to do
#3 well, i've heard that some XFS patches are already in anaconda, just
not enabled yet, but i didn't verify
So it doesn't look like a whole lot of work.
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