Re: Woody bootdisks
Reiserfs is definitely a 2.4 kernel. It seems that since woody is going to go
out with a 2.2.[19-20] kernel, this in particular will be in another release.
On Sunday 15 July 2001 21:09, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > Someone on #debian-devel@OPN told me you are responsible for the woody
> > bootdisks. And I just have a couple of questions. Will they contain
> > support for reiserfs?
> Somewhat. We are ready, but since there is no kernel-image
> (preferably 2.2 based, but I realize most reiserfs support is in 2.4)
> with reiserfs in Debian itself, we can't actually ship boot-floppies
> with support for that.
> > And how about Grub?
> Nope, I don't believe so. We haven't had a chance to get support for
> that in debootstrap, the program that configures the boot-loader.
> > Adding Reiserfs to the root (/) is hard enough as it is. I'd love to
> > see it as an option to format reiserfs or/and perhaps even
> > xfs/jfs/ext3 instead of ext2 in the installation. We're running very
> > big filesystems in production here so ext2 isnt really an option, if
> > the computer fails and goes down we cannot afford to wait several
> > hours for fsck. If you have any experimental bootdisks with reiserfs
> > support already I'd love to try them out.
> I don't know if there are experimental versions floating around, maybe
> someone on this list knows...