[CentOS] ext4 on 5.3

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Wed Apr 1 13:33:43 UTC 2009


Jerry Geis wrote:
> grabbed my DVD and did an install. When partitioning the disk I did not see
> a selection for ext4.
> 
> Is this enabled after the fact some how?

You might have to give 'ext4' on the installer boot command line to 
enable ext4

Anaconda fsset.py has the code:

         # this is tech preview at present...
         if flags.cmdline.has_key("ext4"):
             self.supported = -1
         else:
             self.supported = 0

which is the same way it works with other non-supported file systems

James Pearson


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