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Re: mkfs on large h/w RAID fails

To: Dave Sill <ds-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: mkfs on large h/w RAID fails
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 28 Jan 2002 11:27:22 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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can you try 2.4.14 or 2.4.17 and also upgrade to the new tools?

On Mon, 2002-01-28 at 11:02, Dave Sill wrote:
> I've got a terabyte RAID that I'm trying to set up as a single XFS
> filesystem. mkfs fails with:
> 
> [root@malachite root]# mkfs.xfs -f /dev/sdb1
> meta-data=/dev/sdb1              isize=256    agcount=224,
> agsize=1048576 blks
> data     =                       bsize=4096   blocks=234870292,
> imaxpct=25
>          =                       sunit=0      swidth=0 blks, unwritten=0
>          =                       imaxbits=32    
> naming   =version 2              bsize=4096  
> log      =internal log           bsize=4096   blocks=28670
> realtime =none                   extsz=65536  blocks=0, rtextents=0
> mkfs.xfs: read failed: Input/output error
> mkfs.xfs: data size check failed
> mkfs.xfs: mount initialization failed
> [root@malachite root]# 
> 
> I had no problems mkfs'ing it as e2fs, e3fs, and reiserfs.
> 
> I'm running under the 1.02a installer on an Athlon:
> 
> [root@malachite root]# uname -a
> Linux malachite 2.4.9-13SGI_XFS_1.0.2 #1 Thu Nov 15 14:28:44 CST 2001
> i686 unknown
> [root@malachite root]# 
> 
> I installed the xfs programs from the RPM:
> 
>   xfsprogs-1.3.13-0.i386.rpm
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> -Dave
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Austin Gonyou
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Coremetrics, Inc.
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