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Re: XFS installer

To: Brandon Barker <bebarker@meginc.com>
Subject: Re: XFS installer
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 03:51:07 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <01080920531200.02315@linux>; from bebarker@meginc.com on Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 08:53:11PM -0400
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On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 08:53:11PM -0400, Brandon Barker wrote:

> My intel workstation uses SGI's XFS Installer to create partitions with XFS 
> for Redhat 7.1 before it is installed, along with installing a modified 
> kernel and utilitiies.  I was wondering if there is anything like this for 
> Linux Mips (on Indys), or if IRIX 6.2 can create a compatible XFS partition 
> for use with linux.

Don't take my answer as authoritative for XFS stuff - the directory format
of XFS on disk has somewhen been changed; the Linux version only supports
v2 while IRIX 6.2 is rather old so I think only supports v1.  Thus both
flavours are incompatible.

  Ralf

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