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Re: Placing the root partition on an XFS filesystem is not supported

To: Marcos Mello <marcosfrm@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Placing the root partition on an XFS filesystem is not supported
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:40:20 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 1/29/12 6:46 AM, Marcos Mello wrote:
> http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=anaconda.git;a=commit;h=b3e19d43840f6c4015fab75411853003fcf26a63
> 
> Does someone knows why? I'm trying to get rid of EXT* partitions on my new
> CentOS 6.2 installs but apparently it will not be possible.

Was done for RHEL, AFAIK.

In general there is no problem with xfs on a root partition.  However, the 
installer
may not make it easy or available for you.

(I never use xfs for /boot though, I don't trust grub enough for that honestly).

-Eric

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