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Re: XFS installer for Fedora 1

To: Mike Burger <mburger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS installer for Fedora 1
From: "L. Friedman" <netllama@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 13:06:03 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Jameel Akari <jakari@xxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Mike Burger wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Jameel Akari wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, L. Friedman wrote:
> >
> > > > install any xfsprogs (mkfs.xfs, xfsdump, etc.) or acl stuff - and the
> > > > installer won't create XFS partitions - just ext2,ext3.
> > >
> > > That wasn't my experience (and what's an 'XFS partition')?  FC2 installs
> >
> > It's typo, mostly, obviously I meant "filesystem,"  I'm just thinking of
> > the installer's Disk Druid partitioning at the same time.
>
> Well, since Disk Druid, fdisk, et al still refer to the process as
> partitioning the disk, I don't think the term is really all that
> inappropropriate.  I use the term, myself, all the time.
>
> But that could just be me.

Yea, but partitioning is a verb, partition types are Linux (83) and that's
about it.  Its all symantics  :)

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