[CentOS] CentOS 5 - base kernel vs. centosplus for XFS

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 23:38:53 UTC 2007

On 9/6/07, Bart Schaefer <barton.schaefer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I notice that the same versions of kmod-xfs and xfsprogs etc. are in
> both the extras and centosplus repositories for centos5.
> Is there any particular reason to use the centosplus kernel if what
> I'm primarily interested in is XFS filesystem support?
> I presume that if I am using the plus kernel, then I must use the plus
> versions of kmod-xfs etc., but I'm wondering whether I need the plus
> kernel in the first place.

Not if xfs is all you want. The centosplus kernel has loads more than
xfs turned on.

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