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

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Subject: Re: Placing the root partition on an XFS filesystem is not supported
From: Marcos Mello <marcosfrm@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 14:39:55 +0000 (UTC)
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Eric Sandeen <sandeen <at> sandeen.net> writes:

> 
> 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

Same thing on Fedora 16. Let's hope some day Anaconda will change that.

About GRUB with a XFS /boot the problem was with GRUB Lagacy, wasn't it?
Or GRUB2 is still buggy?

Marcos

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