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re: mkfs - cannot set blocksize

To: <Marek.Les@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: re: mkfs - cannot set blocksize
From: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 10:44:03 -0400
Organization: The NorcrossGroup
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Before chasing this down to far, you might want to read the thread ending at


 >>  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

Greg Freemyer
Internet Engineer
Deployment and Integration Specialist
Compaq ASE - Tru64
Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
The Norcross Group

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