Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 476574
[SGI 5.4 FEAT] XFS support (anaconda)
Last modified: 2009-02-12 14:25:52 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:
64-bit Intel EM64T/AMD64
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone Number
5. Partner management contact, email, phone, chat
John Hesterberg, email@example.com, 651-683-5879, N/A
Partner technical contact, email, phone, chat
George Beshers, firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-392-2447, gbeshers
XFS in RHEL5 is not going to include installation support.