On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 12:44:38PM -0400, Jameel Akari wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Mike Burger wrote:
> > On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 14:13, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > > > Fedora Core 2 is scheduled 4-6 months from now, start lobbying! :) (I
> > > > don't think RH will put XFS in the "updates", previously known as
> > > > "errata")
> > >
> > > FC2 is supposed to have the linux 2.6 kernel, so if they strip xfs out
> > > of that, then we'll know how they -really- feel about us. ;-)
> Well, i can tell you that FC2 kernels supports xfs - however they don't
> install any xfsprogs (mkfs.xfs, xfsdump, etc.) or acl stuff - and the
> installer won't create XFS partitions - just ext2,ext3.
Have you tried booting with "linux xfs"?
> On my sorta-testing PFc2 box here, I've installed:
> ... from the oss.sgi.com FTP site and so far it all seems to work - I've
> created a couple XFS filesystems and I've been building and burning DVD
> ISOs from them.
> > Has anyone tried upgrading a current RH/FC system, that already has XFS in
> > place, with the stock FC2 CDs?
> That's a good question, and if I had my FC2 CDs with me I'd feed them to
> the VMware gods and find out. Don't feel like blowing up a production
> system today, though I imagine a RH7.3+XFS -> FC2 upgrade would be
> interesting to watch (like say how a train wreck is interesting to
The latter is fun, I guess.
Anyone volunteering ;)
(RH7.3 to FC2 would be a disaster even w/o XFS I guess, too many
versions in between. But FC1->FC2 could have a chance. Too bad I
already jumped my XFS boxes to FC2. ;)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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