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

Fedor Pikus fpikus at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 23:03:21 UTC 2005

On 9/8/05, 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

It's enabled (you can mount an XFS partition if you somehow get it). You 
just can't create one, you need to install xfsprogs RPM for that. Then 
you'll see mkfs.xfs, xfs_check, xfs_grow and all the other good stuff.


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?
> Can someone point me at rpm's or details on how I would do this using
> yum. I really don't want to have to rebuid this machine from scratch.
> thanks in advance for any advice/tips/suggestions,
> cheers,
> --Frank
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Fedor G Pikus (fpikus at gmail.com)
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