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    Re: Converting Root to XFS How-To, notes on article (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Thursday, September 06 @ 09:13:22 BST

    This article is not debian-specific enough;)

    IE – there’s no need to download xfsprogs tarball

    as relatively current is already in debian as ( surprise ) “xfsprogs” and “xfsdump”.

    And since xfs on linux is still a moving target

    I’d recommend using cvs version of xfs-enabled kernel ( aspecially since linux 2.4.x is still far from perfect and you would wan’t the newest one if at all )

    SGI provides cvsup access to their repository, so one needs only cvsup xfs.repository into .. say /var/cvs/linux and then cvs co linux from your disk.

    It would be also nice to present people such transformation using dump and xfsrestore. ( ie – we boot with bootdisk, dump / using dump to some place /like network/, mkfs.xfs on / and then restore it using xfsrestore.

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