On Wed, 19 Sep 2001 at 12:29pm, Bob Perper wrote
> My name is Bob Perper and I'm a developer of the backup product
> UPSTREAM. When I used the "XFS for Red Hat Linux 7.1 Installer" to upgrade
> my RedHat 7.0 system to 7.1, it all worked well. However, when I tried:
> mkfs -t xfs /dev/hdb1
> It reported the error:
> mkfs.xfs: No such file or directory.
Do you have the xfsprogs RPM installed?
> There's also no fsck.xfs in /sbin.
Same RPM, although keep in mind that the function of fsck.xfs (as the
rather droll man page points out) is to "do nothing, successfully".
> However, the xfs daemon is running.
That's Something Completely Different -- the X font server.
> I've been somewhat afraid to try to install any RPM's since it seems to
> be partially installed now. Where should I go from here?
I've never used the installer, but it looks like it missed some stuff.
First, make sure that you are running an XFS kernel ('uname -a'). Then
make sure that you have the userland stuff installed -- at least xfsprogs
Then have another go at it.
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