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I want to experiment with Ceph, and it needs extended attributes enabled. How do I mount my filesystem with this support?

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To enable extended attributes the user_xattr option in /etc/fstab


/dev/sda2  /media/mount_point  ext4  auto,users,user_xattr  0  2

You would then re-mount the partition.

and the man page :

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