[mythtv-users] File system question

Mr. Myth mythtv at blandford.net
Sat Sep 2 18:37:11 UTC 2006

Glen Johnson wrote:
> I know this has got to be an easy question but I'm having a dumb day and
> can't find the answer on google.  I've read on the fedora site, myth
> wiki and documentation too.
> I've installed FC5 and updated.  Installed Myth19 via yum.
> Before configuring myth, I want to set up a raid 5 array for video using
> 4 drives.  I now know I should have done this during the initial setup
> but I didn't have all the drives for the array at that time.
> I'm to the formatting step and don't see any support for resisefs, xfs
> or jfs file systems.
> Everything I read says to enable them during initial setup.  I didn't
> and was hoping I wouldn't have to redo the setup just to add them.
> Any way around a complete reinstall?
> _

To use xfs, reiser, or jfs during a FC install, you need to pass 'xfs' 
or 'jfs', etc to the kernel at boot time.


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