[CentOS] XFS at install time

Sat May 3 21:03:10 UTC 2008
Bill Campbell <centos at celestial.com>

On Sat, May 03, 2008, Akemi Yagi wrote:
>On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com> wrote:
>> Morten Nilsen wrote on Sat, 03 May 2008 16:02:34 +0200:
>>  > Please consider adding xfs support.. It doesn't please me to run things
>>  > on ext3..
>>  Oh, it doesn't please you ... well, then ... ;-)
>>  It's in the Centosplus kernel. Even I who is not interested in xfs
>>  couldn't avoid to get knowledge of this in bypassing.
>You do not need centosplus to get the xfs support. xfs can be used by
>installing the kernel module kmod-xfs and xfsprogs, both of which are
>available from the extras repo.  However, the kernel of the installer
>is not built with the xfs support which is why you cannot install the
>OS into the xfs filesystem.

As much as I like xfs, and used it for years on Caldera and SuSE
systems, I still prefer to have my boot file system(s) on non-RAID,
ext3 file systems as they are close to bullet proof.

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