Root partition support is not there yet, and XFS is not really stable
enough to be a root (or /usr) filesystem yet.
Thanks for trying though!
> Hi, I am new to the list. I have just install the linux-XFS and created
> a 4GB partition
> for XFS. I have some problems that I would like to report.
> (BTW - my system is a BP6 with dual celeron 366, 128MB RAM, a 20GB
> Maxtor on
> the ATA66 channel.)
> 1) My first try was to include all options for XFS - which include the
> META option.
> This cause a hard hang on one of the CPU. After reading one of the
> recent message,
> I turned that off and was able to copy my 4GB / to the XFS - which
> 2) While the second try seems to work properly - I was not able to boot
> the system
> with the XFS root partition. The boot process hanged before init
> run. (/boot is
> a small ext2.) Is this a known problem? And, is there a work around?
> Other than these, XFS seems to ork - but than again, I did not try out
> enough yet -
> haven't decided on how best to load it beside using it as /....