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To:660446@bugs.debian.org From:Ben Hutchings Subject:Bug#660446: linux-image-3.2.0-1-4kc-malta: Should include built-in support for ext4 Date:Sun, 19 Feb 2012 19:15:32 +0000
 

On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 10:32 +0100, Willi Mann wrote:
> Package: linux-image-3.2.0-1-4kc-malta
> Version: 3.2.4-1
> Severity: wishlist
>
> I've installed a mips system within qemu using the debian installer image for
> this architecture. Unfortunately the installer's default filesystem type ext4
> is not built-in into the kernel image, which makes it very hard to boot the
> system after installation.

This change is welcome, but I would have appreciated advance notice.

> Please change ext4 support from module to built-in for this kernel, as it's done
> for ext2 and ext3.

If ext4 is going to be built-in then it seems like we should disable
ext2 and ext3 and enable CONFIG_EXT4_USE_FOR_EXT23.

Ben.

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Ben Hutchings
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