[CentOS] ext4 in CentOS 5.6?

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Sun Jul 17 08:44:47 UTC 2011

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I just tried to install EXT4 onto a CentOS 5 machine but it failed.
> Does anyone know in which repository it is?
> root at usaxen01:[~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release
> CentOS release 5 (Final)
> root at usaxen01:[~]$ uname -a
> Linux usaxen01 2.6.18-8.1.15.el5xen #1 SMP Mon Oct 22 09:01:12 EDT
> 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Your kernel is old: "Starting with kernel-2.6.18-128.el5, ext4 support 
is enabled.". You should be on CentOS 5.3 at least.

And be careful to leave boot partition on ext3.


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