Qi and ext4
robert.piasek at member.fsf.org
Mon Feb 23 01:51:38 CET 2009
On Monday 23 February 2009 00:15:36 you wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> ext4 is becoming "real" now so support would be good, let us know what
> you find.
If you want to use ext4 in "compatible" mode - than yes ext2 parser is enough.
If you want to use extents - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extent_(file_systems)
(which was main reason I changed from ext3) you're loosing ext2/3
compatibility. So new parser will be required.
> A better way to come at that is use the noboot-GTA02 thing
> on your normal partition to force it skipped by Qi. Then it will create
> the correct root= on the second one automatically.
It will if Qi can read second partition (currently it can't).
The way described by me in previous email - was workaround to pull kernel from
1st partition (ext3), and use 2nd partition as root (ext4 - which Qi can't
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