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Re: please enable XFS in anaconda



On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 23:38 -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 16:32:30 -0500
> > Dan Yocum <yocum fnal gov> wrote:
> > 
> >> It's stable, widely tested, widely deployed, and 
> >> it's being actively developed and maintained (which is more than can
> >> be said of some other filesystems that remain in the default list).
> >> It's in the kernel, it shouldn't be "hidden" in the depths of
> >> anaconda anymore.
> > 
> > How's the SELinux support these days?  And why can't I boot from xfs
> > yet?
> 
> Not addressing either of these questions directly, but with regard to
> overall quality of xfs in F8... I ran the xfsqa test suite on
> 2.6.23-0.71.rc2.fc8 over the weekend.  Of the "auto" test group (those
> expected to pass reliably), 90 of 93 tests passed (this after fixing a
> quota bug I found & fixed over the weekend).  Of the 3 failures, 2 are
> "harmless" - i.e. no data corruption, security issues, or anything like
> that - one is a bleeding-edge allocator feature not working quite 100%,
> another has to do with slightly different log traffic pattern due to a
> recent change w.r.t. the expected output.
> 
> The "real" failure has to do with mmap writes into preallocated space;
> I'll look into that as I have time.

Don't we ship Fedora with 4K stacks, so I've heard XFS + RAID stuff can
overflow the stack..

so it may not be the stable..

Dave.


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