Bug 476574 - [SGI 5.4 FEAT] XFS support (anaconda)
[SGI 5.4 FEAT] XFS support (anaconda)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Release Test Team
: FutureFeature
Depends On: 475282
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Reported: 2008-12-15 15:04 EST by George Beshers
Modified: 2009-02-12 14:25 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-02-12 14:25:52 EST
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Description George Beshers 2008-12-15 15:04:01 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #475282 +++

1.  Feature Overview:
    a. Name of feature:
       XFS support in RHEL 5.4 and Anaconda

    b. Feature Description
       The ability to support XFS file systems
       including the root filesystem (/boot
       is a separate issue).

2.  Feature Details:
    a. Architectures:
	64-bit Intel EM64T/AMD64
	64-bit Itanium2

    b. Bugzilla Dependencies:

    c. Drivers or hardware dependencies:

    d. Upstream acceptance information:
       Upstream and Eric Sandeen has working rpms.

    e. External links:

    f. Severity (U,H,M,L):
       High -- will enable SGI's large Infinite Storage
       configurations on RHEL.

    g. Target Release Date:

3. Business Justification:
    a. Why is this feature needed?
       Provide 64 bit scalability to those customers with
       peta-bytes of data on existing XFS file systems.

    b. What hardware does this enable?
       Top end of SGI's Infinite Storage line

    c. Forecast, impact on revenue?
       Important customers with very large datasets.

    d. Any configuration info?
       Sandeen knows better than I do ;-).

    e. Are there other dependencies (drivers).

4. Primary contact at Red Hat, email, phone (chat)
   First_Name Last_Name, xxx_xxxx@redhat.com, Phone Number

5. Partner management contact, email, phone, chat
      John Hesterberg, jh@sgi.com, 651-683-5879, N/A
  Partner technical contact, email, phone, chat
      George Beshers, gbeshers@sgi.com, 978-392-2447, gbeshers
Comment 2 Denise Dumas 2009-02-12 14:25:52 EST
XFS in RHEL5 is not going to include installation support.

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