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Re: RH 7.3 and XFS

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Subject: Re: RH 7.3 and XFS
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 05:26:43 -0800
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On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 09:15:56AM -0400, Mike Burger wrote:
> > > please either patch it yourself, bug redhat about it, or switch to a
> > > distro that has a XFS capable installer available and/or a dist which
> > > is actually upgradable without the filesystem mattering.  
> This, of course, is patently unfair, as RedHat isn't really involved in 
> this process.

rubbish, both Mandrake and SuSE have modified thier own installers to
support XFS installation, I also rewrote the fs handling code in
debian's boot-floppies to support XFS (though they don't ship a XFS
flavor by default atm, others can compile one trivially and without code

if redhat's customers want a feature (XFS installation) its very much
redhat's job to provide it (or just say no, in which case its still
not SGI's job).

Ethan Benson

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