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Re: Red Hat 7.0

To: Jonathan Dill <dill@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Red Hat 7.0
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 10:08:15 +0200
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Jonathan Dill schrieb:
> I'm getting ready to upgrade a bunch of Red Hat 7.0 systems and I
> wondered:  Has anyone got XFS kernel and xfsprogs to work on Red Hat
> 7.0?  If it isn't too much of a pain, I might try to "convert" all of
> the filesystems before the upgrade rather than having to back everything
> up.

Try Google, IIRC I found a website once describing what you want.


> I suppose I could just copy "/" then make a new XFS during the install,
> but then I have to port in any non-RPM software and settings from the
> old root files.  Then I could "convert" the rest of the filesystems
> after the upgrade.  Or maybe I could hack the install CD to have the
> tools executable off the CD, make a clean XFS, then copy the root back
> to the new fs.
> Thinking out loud,
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> "Jonathan F. Dill" (dill@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
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