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Re: SGI XFS on ppc

To: Thomas Graichen <graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, thomas.graichen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: SGI XFS on ppc
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2000 13:59:57 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linuxppc-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <news2mail-8m2hhl$758$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 31 Jul 2000, Thomas Graichen wrote:
> * how to test the xfs filesystem without the tools? - i just made
>   a small 32mb xfs filesystem on an x86 and dd'ed to a file which
>   you can easily dd onto any partition and mount it as xfs fs there
>   (verified to work on x86)
> * trying to mount the dd'ed filesystem just hangs the machine - no
>   output so far (xfs is compiled with debug and vnode tracing and
>   syslog will give *.* to the console) ...

Is XFS now always big endian (as we discussed about at Linux-Kongreß 1999),
or is it still native endian, so you cannot use an x86 image on big endian



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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