You are the first one to try to actually run at all with XFS as the root
partitition. I'm guessing that you set-up the root and
then tried to reboot with a different kernel pointing at
the XFS root. Right?
See our work items list in oss.sgi.com/project/xfs/todos.html
Have you tried XFS as /usr? This would be a good first step.
>Hi, I am new to the list. I have just install the linux-XFS and created
>a 4GB partition
>for XFS. I have some problems that I would like to report.
>(BTW - my system is a BP6 with dual celeron 366, 128MB RAM, a 20GB
> the ATA66 channel.)
>1) My first try was to include all options for XFS - which include the
> This cause a hard hang on one of the CPU. After reading one of the
> I turned that off and was able to copy my 4GB / to the XFS - which
>2) While the second try seems to work properly - I was not able to boot
> with the XFS root partition. The boot process hanged before init
>run. (/boot is
> a small ext2.) Is this a known problem? And, is there a work around?
>Other than these, XFS seems to ork - but than again, I did not try out
>enough yet -
>haven't decided on how best to load it beside using it as /....