Thanks for replying.
Originally Posted by Loris
I already did that.
Just after I created the filesystem, months ago.
But, thanks again for sharing this with us.
I left the default size on my primary HDD and set -m 0 to all my backup drivers (Music, Movies, Pictures etc)
So far, so good.
I'm assuming that EXT4 still sets to 5% to root reserved space.
Have you (or anyone reading this thread) upgraded your existent EXT3 partitions to EXT4?
I'm really curious about how it went through.
Thanks for reading.
I just migrated my / from ext3 to ext4.
I've rsynced the data on the root partition first to another partition:
rsync -axHA /mnt/root/ /mnt/backup
mkfs.ext4 -L GentooRoot /dev/sda2
mount -t ext4 /dev/sda2 /mnt/root
And rsynced it back:
rsync -axHA /mnt/backup/ /mnt/root
Grub 0.97 can't boot from ext4 (unless patched) so I have a 40MB ext2 /boot partition for that.
Last edited by RealNC; 12-26-2008 at 03:13 PM.
Well, if there is a patch then use it. GRUB2 would be also interesting...
I did use the patch, but probably I did something wrong with reinstalling grub and it didn't boot. So I had to create an ext2 /boot for now.
Grub2 doesn't seem to be very popular with most distros right now. No idea why though, looks quite nice to me.
Well you can use it with the lenny installer - also I used it for booting from a Win bootloader - it can easyly start ST too.
Last edited by Jade; 12-26-2008 at 10:03 PM.
Finally somebody found the config option that prevented nfs from running:
You should keep this setting DISABLED until you want to exchange the userspace tools...
Last edited by Kano; 12-27-2008 at 06:36 AM.
I'm pretty convinced that Reiser4 will enter the kernel tree eventually. Perhaps it would have been already in the kernel if Reiser wouldn't have started the "kernel devs suck" discussion back then. Hmm, perhaps Reiser going to jail had nothing to do with his wife; I think the kernel devs conspired and set him up for murder...
But don't be jealous on Ext4 just because kernel devs are biased towards it.
Wow, "better" is too much a technical term.
Originally Posted by Jade
Plain offensive speaking toward Free Software developers is what makes filesystems better, I suppose. Jade, please, don't.
@ Jade :
About Reiser4. Whatever has happened has happened. Reiser is a genius, no doubt and Reiser4 is revolutionary. Never mind his quirky attitude and personal issues. Everyone has a personal life and we got to understand that.
Meanwhile, the important thing is to be constructive. There are no conspiracies. Anyone or any corporation wouldn't become a billionaire (like Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer) by pulling such a thing. People are sincerely trying to do what is best.
I know you are personally disturbed about reiser4 and as much passionate about it as Reiser himself. But you got to move on man. You are very talented and you can and you should code. You can yourself make reiser4 better, try to push it in the linux kernel (and hopefully every other OS - *interoperabilty*) and such an effort will be very very appreciable.
And it is not just about Reiser4. Look at Ext4 - they have spent years on it and I was surprised to know its just some transition file system. There is no conspiracy here either, its just for the better. There are so many efforts to make things better - Tux3, Btrfs, ZFS. Any work on any of these would be awesome.
Show them the code! And, don't let it take a toll on you. You need a bottle of beer and I wish I could get you one!
Last edited by hdas; 12-27-2008 at 07:13 AM.