> At 15:02 18-7-2001 +0200, Manfred W. Baumstark wrote:
> >Dear Experts,
> >I've got a new SCSII to IDE raid which I have to connect to an SGI O2
> >(IRIX) at present. Can you recommend me any mkfs, directory format, etc.
> >options that are important if I want to be able to move the raid to a Linux
> >box in the future?
> Make sure that the blocksize of the fs is the same as the pagesize under ia32
> Which means you will need to mkfs.xfs it with 4K blocksize.
> Note that pagesize may vary depending on your system. A ia64 system
> probably comes with another page size like 8 or 16K. So you will need to
> anticipate what system you will be moving to.
And make sure you specify version 2 directories and turn off unwritten
mkfs -d unwritten=0 -n version=2
The default block size is 4K so that should be OK.