ReiserFS and SELinux partitions
Anyone noticed that the problem with reiserFS partitions still persists on Fedora 7? The problem apparently is not ReiserFS as such, but rather SELinux. The first time the computer booted, it all went fine and all the partitions were mounted, no problems. BUT once the First Boot configuration was done, and set SELinux to Obedient (not permissive), THEN my ReirserFS partitions won't mount any more (complaining about a feature not implemented or some such. I know ReiserFS 3.6 doesn't allow for extra flagging (which ext3 does), hence the extra security SELinux may provide to partition is not supported for ReiserFS volumes. Still there is no easy way to convert a ReiserFS partition to ext3 without losing data nor to ReiserFS 4... and I don't have enough HDD space to swap files back and forth.
So I guess that for the time being, I'll have to disable SELinux (or set it to permissive and see whether that setting will allow for the partitions to mount at boot). Note that it is not like you can't mount any reiserFS partition, but rather they won't be mounted at boot time. Once the system's been mounted, you can mount them just fine.
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