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Old 12-03-2009, 12:13 AM   #1
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EXT4 support

hi, my lenny CD doesn't have ext4, I wanted to know if I formt a hard disk partition suppose /dev/sda5 using gparted to ext4 , can I mount and use that ext4 system in debian? If so, how?
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in each case you would need another kernel, for example the 30-kernel from backports
(i still would not be completely sure if it would work, but i guess so)

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Ah I see, better to ue ext3 for that partition. i actually wanted to make it a common partition between slack and debian. I'll make it ext3.


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