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Re: RedHat install iso

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Subject: Re: RedHat install iso
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2003 13:36:53 -0800
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On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 05:45:17PM +0200, Stefan Werner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> there is one problem with your installation CD for XFS/RedHad: It
> defaults to the XFS file system on both /boot and / partitions, where
> the default boot loader (grub) is unable to boot from an XFS partition
> (at least, as shipped with RedHat). An installation using the default
> settings will result in an unbootable system, what works is using ext3
> for the /boot partition. It would probably make it easier for quite a
> few users if that were the default in future versions.

grub can, but redhat sets it up brokenly.  as someone else said, use
lilo, at least initially.  you could setup grub yourself later.

-- 
Ethan Benson
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