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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-filesystems.xml,v 1.8 2011/09/04 14:34:01 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-filesystems.xml,v 1.9 2011/09/17 12:16:09 swift Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE included SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE included SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<included> 5<included>
6 6
7<version>6</version> 7<version>7</version>
8<date>2011-09-04</date> 8<date>2011-09-17</date>
9 9
10<section id="filesystemsdesc"> 10<section id="filesystemsdesc">
11<title>Filesystems</title> 11<title>Filesystems</title>
12<body> 12<body>
13 13
36XFS and ReiserFS may work but need more testing. If you're really adventurous 36XFS and ReiserFS may work but need more testing. If you're really adventurous
37you can try the other filesystems. 37you can try the other filesystems.
38</p> 38</p>
39 39
40<p test="func:keyval('arch')='HPPA'"> 40<p test="func:keyval('arch')='HPPA'">
41Several filesystems are available. Ext2, ext3, XFS and reiserfs are found 41Several filesystems are available. Ext2, ext3, ext4, XFS and reiserfs are found
42stable on the HPPA architecture. The others are very experimental. 42stable on the HPPA architecture. The others are very experimental.
43</p> 43</p>
44 44
45<p test="func:keyval('arch')='MIPS'"> 45<p test="func:keyval('arch')='MIPS'">
46Several filesystems are available. ReiserFS, EXT2, EXT3 and EXT4 are found 46Several filesystems are available. ReiserFS, EXT2, EXT3 and EXT4 are found
101filesystem. If you intend to install Gentoo on a very small disk (less than 101filesystem. If you intend to install Gentoo on a very small disk (less than
1024GB), then you'll need to tell ext3 to reserve enough inodes when you create the 1024GB), then you'll need to tell ext3 to reserve enough inodes when you create the
103filesystem by running <c>mke2fs -j -T small /dev/&lt;device&gt;</c>. 103filesystem by running <c>mke2fs -j -T small /dev/&lt;device&gt;</c>.
104</p> 104</p>
105 105
106<p test="contains('x86 Alpha MIPS AMD64 arm IA64 SPARC',func:keyval('arch'))"> 106<p test="contains('x86 Alpha MIPS AMD64 arm IA64 SPARC HPPA',func:keyval('arch'))">
107<b>ext4</b> is a filesystem created as a fork of ext3 bringing new features, 107<b>ext4</b> is a filesystem created as a fork of ext3 bringing new features,
108performance improvements and removal of size limits with moderate changes 108performance improvements and removal of size limits with moderate changes
109to the on-disk format. It can span volumes up to 1 EB and with maximum file 109to the on-disk format. It can span volumes up to 1 EB and with maximum file
110size of 16 TB. Instead of the classic ext2/3 bitmap block allocation ext4 uses 110size of 16 TB. Instead of the classic ext2/3 bitmap block allocation ext4 uses
111<uri link="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extent_%28file_systems%29">extents</uri>, 111<uri link="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extent_%28file_systems%29">extents</uri>,

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