|Summary:||Anaconda and XFS|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Randy Heineke <heineke>|
|Component:||anaconda||Assignee:||Jeremy Katz <katzj>|
|Status:||CLOSED NOTABUG||QA Contact:||Mike McLean <mikem>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2004-01-03 20:29:08 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description Randy Heineke 2003-12-30 15:18:19 UTC
Description of problem: Anaconda can't install Fedora using current XFS patitions. Installer does not recognize existing XFS partition See 111962 Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Boot FC1 install CD 2. Finds no XFS partitons 3. Actual results: I decide that FC1 prelinking is not worth destroying and recreating /home. I stick with Mandrake a little longer. Expected results: Finds XFS partition and allows installation without corrupting /home Additional info: I read somewhere that there may be a hiddden XFS option in anaconda. I would like a pointer to that option. This would allow some testing by the more intrepid users.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-01-03 20:29:08 UTC
Without XFS support in the kernel shipped with Fedora, having anything more in the installer is worthless. But once the kernel has XFS support, all of the code in anaconda is already there.
Comment 2 Randy Heineke 2004-01-04 05:08:08 UTC
Jeremy, I would be interested in watching for such the development version of such a Fedora kernel to become available for testing. I would appreciate a suggestion of what list to watch, some possible search terms to watch for and a time frame that might be worth watching. Thanks for clarifying this for me. When you say "the kernel" I think you must be talking about some compilation to be included in a future release of Fedora, as I am able to run XFS on a kernel that came with some other ditribution. I guess there is no kernel support then, I am running a kernel with some sort of XFS patch. Regards,
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-01-04 05:18:34 UTC
By "the kernel", I mean the kernel as compiled and shipped in Fedora Core. Since that's the only kernel used by the installer, that's the only one that can be relevant. Information about the development of Fedora occurs on fedora-devel-list and fedora-test-list is used for various testing purposes. Those would be the main lists that would have information on this.