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Re: is possible allow GRUB to mount ext4/f2fs filesystems that have the
Re: is possible allow GRUB to mount ext4/f2fs filesystems that have the casefold feature?
Mon, 27 Dec 2021 08:22:28 +0100
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* On 12/27/21 6:36 AM, youling 257 wrote:
> now, linux kernel ext4/f2fs filesystem can support casefold. i used this
> to format ext4 filesystem.
> mkfs.ext4 -F -O 64bit -L '' -E encoding=utf8 '/dev/block/nvme1n1p1'
> but grub can't found vmlinuz and initrd.img on casefold ext4 filesystem.
Since casefolding is an INCOMPAT feature (c.f.,
https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/latest/source/fs/ext4/ext4.h#L2034 ), and grub
does not implement that feature, grub will not be able to read such a file
Feel free to implement the feature, patches welcome and the like.
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