[arch-dev-public] [signoff] e2fsprogs 1.40.5-2

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 9 03:32:16 EST 2008

Jan de Groot schrieb:
> Creating a boot filesystem with the default settings for mke2fs will
> render grub useless because grub can't read partitions created with it.
> The issue is that the inode size is 256 by default, which is compatible
> with kernel 2.6.10 and higher. Older kernels, and also grub won't work
> with anything else than 128, which is the default according to the
> manpage (but clearly isn't).

As promised on IRC yesterday, I fixed it in -2, please sign off.

I am very angry about this change, I wonder how e2fsprogs developers
boot their systems. I will not have people use lilo on Arch again, it is
so old and broken.

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