[Debootloaders-yaboot] Bug#559853: Yaboot does not handle ext4 root partition?

Rogério Brito rbrito at ime.usp.br
Tue Dec 8 13:41:45 UTC 2009

Hi, all.

On Dec 07 2009, Rick Thomas wrote:
> I assume that a separate /boot partition that is formatted ext2
> would allow yaboot to do it's thing with a root partition formatted
> ext4.  Do you know for sure?

This would definitely work. Also, do you need a extremely modular
kernel, as that of a distribution? If not, then it would be a good thing
to compile in ext4 support in the kernel.

Then, you could potentially avoid the extra partition with a trick like
Branden's installation instructions, putting things in the same HFS
partition that yaboot gets installed on.

Regards, Rogério Brito.

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