On Jan 3, 12:58am, Jason Walker wrote:
> Subject: Re: full XFS system (XFS /boot & lilo)
> > ...
> Indeed it does work with lilo and stuff. after seeing this
> e-mail, I decided to move my /boot to xfs and try it. I just
> did, and it works great. I am using the 2.4pre kernel and I
> think...2.4test11 user-space tools...any reason I shouldn't
> move on up? I was worried if stuff bugged out, I wouldn't be
> able to move back to an earlier kernel, because the newer
> userspace tools would create compatibility issues. I ran into
> this with Reiser...any thoughts?
the only recent tools compatability issue would be moving
from the beta tree (test5) to a development kernel (where
the XFS log format changed so as to be more IRIX-compatible).
moving from test11 to the prerelease kernel has no issues
(in fact the tools are pretty much exactly the same).