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Re: ext4 able to boot from ext3 mbr?



Timothy Murphy wrote:
> stan wrote:
> 
>> When I installed F9 from the liveCD I decided to use the
>> EXT4 file system.  Unfortunately, there was no way to boot
>> from my ext3 mbr. 
> 
> Slightly OT, but I didn't see any mention of ext4
> when I installed F10 (actually F9.92) from the KDE Live CD.
> When I formatted a partition (I used Custom Install)
> I was offered ext3 or ext2, IIRC, but not ext4.

It takes a special boot-time parameter, put "ext4" on the anaconda boot
line and you'll see the option in the custom partitioning screen.

-Eric

> Less OT, can't one have ext3 /boot with ext3 MBR?
> 
> 


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