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Bug 82158 - Offering reiserfs as install-time format option
Offering reiserfs as install-time format option
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-01-18 09:59 EST by ivan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Description ivan 2003-01-18 09:59:54 EST
Description of problem:

It would be very useful to be able to select reiserfs as an install-time
filesystem format option, 
so I can create and install onto a reiserfs partition. Previously I have had to
install, then juggle 
partitions, reformat root partition (to reiserfs), copy files back, and readjust
the boot loader.

A particular benefit of reiserfs (over ext3) for me is the ability to extend the
partition whilst still 
mounted. (I believe ext3 may be able to do this, but previous attempts have

(The ability to now install onto LVM LVs was much apprecited :^)

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