[arch-dev-public] grub with ext4 support
pierre at archlinux.de
Sun Dec 28 18:15:27 EST 2008
Am Sonntag 28 Dezember 2008 22:50:08 schrieb Ronald van Haren:
> On 12/28/08, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am Sonntag 28 Dezember 2008 schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> http://dev.archlinux.org/~tpowa/grub/
> >> for testing purpose, i haven't tested it myself, if you guys agree in
> >> patching grub for ext4 support i can check it in to testing.
> >> greetings
> >> tpowa
> > Here is the request:
> > http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12576
> > --
> > Tobias Powalowski
> > Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
> > http://www.archlinux.org
> > tpowa at archlinux.org
> woha, you just took an item of my todo list for this week.
> +1 for adding it to testing.
> Although grub2 should support ext4 (I did not test it) I think choice
> is always a good thing. Between now and a stable release of grub2
> there will probably be a great lot of people switching to ext4, so
> adding support for ext4 to grub should be the right thing to do imo.
I have checked this version of grub and it boots fine from ext4. Attention: I
have also tested grub2 from extra, but it did not work. (after converting my /
to ext4 grub2 was not able to install itself anymore)
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