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Re: XFS installer

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xs4all.nl>
Subject: Re: XFS installer
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 13:19:54 +0200
Cc: Brandon Barker <bebarker@meginc.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-xfs@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSI.4.10.10108100733470.24104-100000@xs3.xs4all.nl>; from knuffie@xs4all.nl on Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 07:38:15AM +0200
References: <20010810035106.A23548@bacchus.dhis.org> <Pine.BSI.4.10.10108100733470.24104-100000@xs3.xs4all.nl>
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On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 07:38:15AM +0200, Seth Mos wrote:

> > 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.
> 
> True, linux suports only v2. I don't know if Irix 6.2 supports the v2
> mode. Another thing to watch out for is that the blocksize must equal
> pagesize to be able to als mount it under linux.

Urg.  MIPS also supports various page sizes and so this will limit the
use of XFS for file exchange.  Is this planned to be fixed?

  Ralf

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