Re: grub on ext3
On Monday 10 March 2003 17:12, mi wrote:
> Does anybody know if grub can boot a kernel from an ext3 rootfilesystem,
> ( with a /boot directory) - or if it's necessary to have an ext2 /boot
> partition then ?
> Didn't found anything explicitly in the docs...
Basically, ext3 is ext2 + additional data, so, if you read an ext3 fs with
routines to read ext2, it works.
Therefore, grub can use an ext3 /boot partition, even if it doesn't really
support it natively (i.e if it only supports ext2).
Mike Hommey <email@example.com>
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