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Re: mkfs - cannot set blocksize

To: Marek.Les@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: mkfs - cannot set blocksize
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 06 Jun 2002 09:31:02 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Hi - 

This is because apparently LVM still does not honor the BLKBSZSET ioctl,
I think this is harmless at this point, however.  If mkfs completes
without any other errors, you should be ok.


On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 09:27, Marek.Les@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to test XFS with LVM and I've encountered this error while
> trying to do mkfs.xfs on the LVM logical volume:
> mkfs.xfs: warning - cannot set blocksize on block device
> /dev/test_vg/test_lv: Invalid argument
> I tried to find something in the mailing list but the only thing I found
> was something about EVMS but no LVM stuff. Can anyone tell me, what exactly
> this warning means and (if possible) how to get rid of it?
> I am running XFS 1.1 on 2.4.18 kernel with xfsprogs 2.0.3 and LVM version
> 1.1-rc2.
> Thanks in advance.
> Marek Les

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