Maybe you need to add irix partition table support - I am not sure this
was done in the pre-release kernels.
> I installed the kernel and other updates from RPM on my Athlon Red Hat
> 7.0 system:
> Linux malachite 2.4.0-SGI_XFS_PR #1 Fri Jan 12 00:05:18 CST 2001 i686 unkno
> It boots OK, except something seems to blow /dev/mouse away during the
> I hooked up a drive with an XFS filesystem created on an IRIX
> system. This is just a test; the FS contains junk files.
> During the boot, the kernel reports:
> Detected scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 1, lun 0
> SCSI device sda: 91923356 512-byte hdwr sectors (47065 MB)
> Partition check:
> /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target1/lun0: unknown partition table
> But fdisk sees the partition table OK:
> Disk /dev/sda (SGI disk label): 28 heads, 328 sectors, 10009 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 9184 * 512 bytes
> ----- partitions -----
> Device Info Start End Sectors Id System
> /dev/sda8 1 10009 91919260 a SGI xfs
> /dev/sda9 0 0 4096 0 SGI volhdr
> /dev/sda11 0 10009 91923356 6 SGI volume
> And the only device file associated with the disk is /dev/sda--no
> sda8, sda9, or sda11.
> I tried mounting /dev/sda, and got:
> # mount -t xfs /dev/sda /mnt
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda,
> or too many mounted file systems
> Anyone have any ideas? I'm a linux-xfs newbie, but I'm familar with
> XFS and Linux.