On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 11:40:00PM +0000, Daniel Nordin wrote:
> I installed xfs on a Pentium Pro with a Promise TX-133 IDE
> controller, Slackware 8.0 and kernel 2.4.17-xfs. Then I
> made a xfs partition on a 80Gb IDE HD. It worked just fine.
> Now I have an Alpha W/S with Redhat 7.1, the same IDE
> controller and the same kernel version.
> But now when I try to mount the xfs-partition it says:
> XFS: Trying to mount file system with 4096 bytes
> XFS: Only page-sized (8192 bytes) blocksize currently works
> XFS: SB validate failed
> so... what is my problem and how do I solve it ???
Currently the filesystem blocksize must be the same as the
page size. Your original kernel would have had a 4K page
size, but your Alpha kernel has an 8K pagesize.
You can xfsdump, mkfs, xfsrestore to workaround this, or wait
a little while longer until the multiple blocksize support is