Jeff Hengesbach wrote:
> I know the FAQ says xfs works well on /, but I have observed this:
> -On a setup using only xfs partitions, lilo will not install the mbr
> correctly. This installation has no ext2 partitions. Have to use a boot
> disk(xfs kernel) to boot with. Lilo does not complain when ran
> -On a setup where /boot is left ext2 and everything else xfs, works
> fine. I just have /boot listed as (ro,defaults) in fstab to prevent its
> corruption. I also observed this during a xfs conversion - when after
> dumping the ext2 system to the new xfs partitions then running lilo to
> create an entry for the xfs setup while it is running on ext2 fs - But
> if I reboot to xfs setup and run lilo - bad news, must use boot disk to
> boot to ext2 setup and run lilo from there....
> Great work so far to the team.
> The kernel is the cvs version from 9/12 or 9/13. IDE drive - 450Mhz
> Jeff H
Yes...that is a know problem the FAQ does need to up be updated
to it does not work.
It is on our list of things to fix... after we get the beta release out the