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Bug 82158 - Offering reiserfs as install-time format option
Summary: Offering reiserfs as install-time format option
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
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Reported: 2003-01-18 14:59 UTC by ivan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-21 17:29:37 UTC

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Description ivan 2003-01-18 14:59:54 UTC
Description of problem:

It would be very useful to be able to select reiserfs as an install-time
filesystem format option, 
so I can create and install onto a reiserfs partition. Previously I have had to
install, then juggle 
partitions, reformat root partition (to reiserfs), copy files back, and readjust
the boot loader.

A particular benefit of reiserfs (over ext3) for me is the ability to extend the
partition whilst still 
mounted. (I believe ext3 may be able to do this, but previous attempts have

(The ability to now install onto LVM LVs was much apprecited :^)

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