[arch-dev-public] Devs choice of filesystems (was: [signoff] xfsprogs 2.9.5)

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Sat Feb 9 06:06:33 EST 2008

Am Samstag, 9. Februar 2008 schrieb Jan de Groot:
> On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 09:31 +0100, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > Am Samstag, 9. Februar 2008 00:50:52 schrieb Dan McGee:
> > > Let's get a quick poll going here.
> >
> > I use ext3, jfs and reiserfs on various systems. Well, I wanted to try
> > xfs, but grub is not able to boot from it.
> Grub can boot from XFS, it's just the fact that grub-install freezes
> your filesystem when doing that on an XFS filesystem. Copying the files
> by hand and installing grub by hand in the MBR should work (and be sure
> to install in MBR, installing in /dev/sda1 instead of /dev/sda will
> corrupt your XFS partition because XFS stores important data at that
> place)

hey guys this is fixed since a long time in setup!
Use latest ISOs and it works

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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