Bug 182561 - booting install with "linux xfs" still won't allow xfs on /
booting install with "linux xfs" still won't allow xfs on /
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-02-23 06:19 EST by Darin May
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-23 10:25:45 EST
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Description Darin May 2006-02-23 06:19:42 EST
Description of problem:
Diskdruid won't allow xfs on / partition

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC5 install

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot CD 1 with "linux xfs"
2. manually partition drive and try to format / as xfs
3. error: xfs not allowed on boot parition
  
Actual results:
Not allowed to install xfs on /

Expected results:
Allowed to install xfs on /

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Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2006-02-23 10:25:45 EST
xfs is only not allowed for /boot.  If you make a small (100 MB) ext3 partition
for /boot, you can have your / partition be xfs and that should work for you. 
See bug 138673.
Comment 2 Darin May 2006-02-23 12:59:34 EST
Thanks. I read the FAQ and readme, searched for xfs in the bug summeries, and
googled and didn't come across this important fact.

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