[arch-general] Better NILFS2 Support

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Aug 2 02:27:36 EDT 2010

Am Montag 02 August 2010 schrieb Alex Matviychuk:
> > Yes sure i believe it
works, my concerns
> > are more that the main tools just don't support it,
which makes it imho
> > more complicated to implement the installation
> So here is what I needed to mess with to get it working:
> "Version 2 of the filesystem, known as NILFS2, is included in
> kernel 2.6.30."
> Works out of the box with the most recent arch
> mkinitcpio.conf:
> I just added: MODULES="nilfs2"
> I wonder if
this is something that can be easily added to the filesystems
> hook.
> kernel /vmlinuz26 root=/dev/sda3 ro
> AIF would need to take this into account, but seems easy
> Initscripts:
> I provided a patch here:
> No other troubles as far as I
know. Is there anything I'm missing?
> Let me know where I can help, this
is an awesome filesystem. Blazing
> fast and when I delete or overwrite
things on accident, it's so cool
> to just mount a snapshot from like an
hour ago without having to set
> anything up in advance, and without even
unmounting my root fs.
> Cheers,
> Alex
According to the util-linux git
it seems new version will have nilfs2 support, if this happens archboot
support will happen very soon.

Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer
tpowa at archlinux.org
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