mishav's picture

Can the turnkey core use any of these filesystems Reiser, XFS, JFS or just ext4?

Eric (tssgery)'s picture


To see what filesystems your currently running kernal and modules are capable of supporting, you can examine the /proc/filesystems file. If there specific one you are looking for is not supproted by default, you can always install support for it (via apt-get).
Now, for the root filesystem, I do not believe you can select what filesystemn to use. You're stuck with ext4. If you need something else, I'd use ext4 for the root filesystem and then creayte a secondary filesystem and use whatever I needed and mlunt it appropriately.
on my vanilla turnkey system, this is what I see in /prov/filesystems:
nodev sysfs

nodev rootfs

nodev bdev

nodev proc

nodev cgroup

nodev cpuset

nodev tmpfs

nodev devtmpfs

nodev debugfs

nodev securityfs

nodev sockfs

nodev pipefs

nodev anon_inodefs

nodev inotifyfs

nodev devpts

nodev ramfs

nodev hugetlbfs

nodev mqueue



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