Reiserfs [was: Re: [PATCH] Remove ext4 support from the packaging defconfig]

Mike (mwester) mwester at
Mon Apr 20 05:23:34 CEST 2009

Nelson Castillo wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 9:39 PM, W.Kenworthy <billk at> wrote:
>> I raised a bug some time ago to get reiserfs3 turned on in the kernel -
>> specifically to handle tangogps map files which ext2/3 dons not do well
>> (space and performance issues).
> I found this:
> Is it OK if we enable reiserfs3 as a module?

+1 from me.

A module would preclude the rootfs from being reiserfs3 -- but Qi can't
handle that situation anyway.  Also, I would expect that if anyone has
enough map files for this to be an issue then they would want to store
them on a separate partition from the rootfs anyway.

-mike (mwester)

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