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From: Michael Mol <mikemol@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] sys-boot/plymouth could not work
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 19:05:38
Message-Id: CA+czFiCGmNQ3yJX-DkfcpdXrBRzD=1P44pA0DniNXgYMdjAuKA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] sys-boot/plymouth could not work by "Canek Peláez Valdés"
On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés <caneko@×××××.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Joost Roeleveld <joost@××××××××.org> wrote: >> On Thursday, April 05, 2012 01:10:46 PM Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: >>> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:47 AM, 张春江 <zhangchunjiangrj@×××.com> wrote: >>> 2. GRUB cannot read ext4 partitions (GRUB2 can), so you are reading >>> them as ext3 (I don't know if this can cause any problems). The reason >>> I started to use GRUB2 was because I wanted to use ext4 for my /. >> >> I don't think ext4 and ext3 use the same disk layout, eg. I don't think that >> can work. > > ext4 is fully backwards compatible with ext3, obviously; otherwise 张春江 > would not be able to boot his system.
Not exactly. If you use them, ext4 adds structures and features which means the filesystem isn't liked by ext3-only code. I don't remember which these are, I just know I tended to accidentally enable them while tweaking filesystems with tune2fs. Just noting this for clarity. -- :wq

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Re: [gentoo-user] sys-boot/plymouth could not work "Canek Peláez Valdés" <caneko@×××××.com>