[arch-dev-public] grub with ext4 support
Ronald van Haren
pressh at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 18:30:33 EST 2008
On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 12:15 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> 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)
I will check into the grub2 issue in that case.
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