[arch-general] Better NILFS2 Support

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Sun Aug 1 05:51:43 EDT 2010

On Thu, 22 Jul 2010 15:47:24 -0700
Alex Matviychuk <alexmat at gmail.com> wrote:

> I just spent some time setting up my new laptop with an SSD to use
> NILFS2 as its root filesystem and I'm very pleased with the
> performance.
> In an effort to get better support for NILFS2 in arch I've added a
> request to move nilfs-utils to the base group and submitted a patch to
> initscripts to bring up the nlfs_cleanerd daemon if root is formatted
> as NILFS2. If NILFS2 is used on other partitions the mount command
> brings up the daemon on it's own.
> These two bugs should make it easier to add NILFS2 support to the Arch
> Installation Framework.
> Related bugs here, patch comments welcome:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/20260
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/20261
> Cheers,
> alexmat

good stuff Alex. Now who wants to patch aif? (should be trivial if the
FS behaves like the others).


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