On Sun, Apr 04, 2004 at 07:44:14PM -0400, Jesse W. Asher wrote:
> Hello all!
> I have a system with filesystems built with XFS 1.0.1. I'd like to
> reinstall it using the latest XFS, but I'm wondering if XFS 1.3.1 will
> be able to read the filesystems created with 1.0.1? Eventually, I'd
> like to recreate them, but I'd like to know if I need to move my data
> before I reinstall. Thanks!!
the on disk format doesn't change in incompatible ways, the versions
have to do with code versions, not disk format versions.
so yes your existing filesystems are perfectly fine.
> P.S. Will XFS 1.3.1 work with RedHat 9?
if you replace the redhat kernel sure.
just build yourself a 2.4.25 from kernel.org, it has XFS support.
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