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Re: F11 Preview - test with usbkey - ext4



On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 08:08:58AM -0400, James Laska wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-30 at 01:16 -0700, Mike Cloaked wrote:
> > One thing that needs to be clarified is how the availability of ext4
> > will
> > affect install decisions for systems already running F10.  Although I
> > did
> > not install to HD, when F11 is released the decision will need to be
> > made to
> > switch over to ext4 or not for at least some of the partitions on the
> > system
> > - at present I use / and /opt as separate partitions with /home as a
> > subdirectory of /opt - without a /boot separate partition then I guess
> > the
> > only option will be to keep the  root partition as ext3 for the
> > present
> > since grub won't honour ext4 yet.  However if the main HD was
> > re-partitioned
> > to make a new /boot partition then I guess /boot left as ext3 with
> > anaconda
> > reformatting the root partition as ext4 for the install will be a way
> > forward?
> 
> Rahul has written a great FAQ around the transition to ext4 at
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ext4_in_Fedora_11 that should address
> your questions.  You're encouraged to take a look and provide feedback
> on the talk page or the previous thread [1].

David Nalley, the beat writer for file systems in the F11 release
notes, said he'd make sure this page was referenced in the release
notes as well.

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