Gaspar Bakos wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am migrating from kernel 2.4.18 + xfs-1.1-2.4.18 patch to
> 2.4.20 kernel and the relevant xfs-1.2-2.4.20 patch.
> All partitions on my (RH7.3) computer are XFS v1.1 (including sw RAID-1,
> the root partition, etc).
> Question is: what shall I do? Will the newly patched 2.4.20 kernel mount
> the older xfs partitions without making any damage? How can they be
> migrated to xfs 1.2? Do I have to upgrade the xfstools before the reboot?
> Will LILO and the MBR will be affected by the new filesystem?
The on-disk filesystem format didn't change from 1.1 to 1.2 - You
shouldn't have to do anything to the filesystem. Just update the kernel
and boot into it.