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Re: SELinux and ReiserFS



Once upon a time Tuesday 13 April 2004 12:57 am, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 00:14, Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> wrote:
> > > Currently mkfs.xfs in Fedora defaults to a 256 byte Inode (see below
> > > bugzilla URL for the details).  This means that existing XFS file
> > > systems will not be good candidates for being labelled with SE Linux
> > > contexts.  I believe that we have never provided a method for install
> > > to an XFS root fs, so most use of XFS in Fedora should be for /mail,
> > > /var/spool/news, /var/cache/squid, etc. Using -o context for such file
> > > systems should provide significant benefits for disk space use and
> > > performance.
> > >
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=120622
> >
> > at the install boot screen append xfs as an option i.e linux xfs  and you
> > will be able to install xfs from the get go.
>
> Even on the root fs?  I wasn't aware of this.

yes both systems only have xfs as the filesystem  

> Is it possible to pass "-i size=512" to mkfs.xfs through the GUI or do you
> have to run mkfs.xfs from the command line to do so?

i will do some testing to see if it can be either passed as a boot option or 
specifed in the gui think it would probably only be available as a boot time 
option same as enabling xfs support.

> > I currently have two test 2
> > systems running xfs as the root file system  one system has a 80 gig
> > drive and the other is 60 gig.  im willing to help test things
>
> Well if you have 256 byte Inodes then your test results may make you
> unhappy. Lots of disk space used and no good way of reclaiming it.  But I
> would be interested to hear about your test results apart from issues of
> performance and wasted disk space...

Ill let you know how it goes ill re-enable selinux

Dennis

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