Before chasing this down to far, you might want to read the thread ending at
>> 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
>> 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
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Marek Les
Deployment and Integration Specialist
Compaq ASE - Tru64
Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
The Norcross Group