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Well first off I don't remember seeing xfs as a choice in the filesystem selection. Also how would I go about making my root partition xfs or reiser4? I've read up a bit on it and the only thing I've seen people doing is booting with a live cd and just changing it there. Since I'm going to be doing a full format and re-install I eould like to know if there is a better way to do this. Maybe a before installation setup and format of the partitions?
For the root partition I would choose a standart filesystem as reiserfs (but not 4), as it handle more efficently small files than xfs (and others...), at a side note P. J. Volkerding use reiserfs (3) for his root partition.
I kinda figured you would say that heh. I probably should... Oh well I'll just make my home partition either reiser4 or xfs. Any clue which is better? I know thats kind of a broad question but which one would be better for dealing with a large amount of media files(mp3s, avis, mpegs etc.) in large mass?
OK I'll go ahead and install xfs how would I go about doing that properly on a fresh install? Should I go ahead and make the partition just reiser and then change it after installation or should I just say to skip it in install and then change it and add it to fstab? Thanks again guys