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Re: FC2 and FC1 and common home



On Monday 05 April 2004 12:57, Shahms King wrote:
> 1) Unlabeled files in an xattr-capable filesystem.
>    -- Yes, this is a corner case, but will have to be dealt with,
> especially for people upgrading from FC1 -> FC2 and RHEL3 -> RHEL4.
> Most people don't want to reformat their home directories ;-P (isn't
> that the point of an upgrade?).  Having anaconda 'make relabel' on
> unformatted, mounted partitions is probably reasonable for this specific
> case, but not all.  Another potential problem is read-only media
> formatted with an xattr-capable filesystem.  Jaz drives and Zip disks
> may very well be ext3 formatted but physically marked "read-only".  Or
> removable media I want to use with an FC2 box at home and an FC1 box at
> work . . . the possibilities are nearly endless.

I don't believe it would be a good idea to do this during the install.  
However, during firstboot is another matter entirely.  Furthermore, maybe it 
should not be a make relabel but prompt for each filesystem and 
/usr/sbin/setfiles against the filesystem.
-- 
Gene



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