[mythtv-users] OT: enabling xfs in Fedora Core 4

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 23:00:13 UTC 2005


On 08/09/05, Frank Lynch <frank.lynch at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This is completely off topic, but given the number of fedora users on
> this list I figured I'd go ahead and ask.
> 
> I built a FC4 system, but forgot to enable xfs at install time. Ext3
> isn't cutting it for storage of large media files. So I'm wondering if
> it is possible to enable xfs in Fedora Core 4 without having to go
> back and do a complete re-install?
> I imagine that it must be possible to download and install the
> relevant kernel modules and utilities for xfs?

Download the XFS tools, install them, and then reformat the video
partition using mkfs.xfs, and you should be good. I note from Jarod's
FC4 guide he now prefers using JFS though.

Nick


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