On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 14:10, AndyLiebman@xxxxxxx wrote:
> The place where I'm trying to put the journal file is a 4 GB partition on an
> internal IDE drive.
FWIW, that'll waste a lot of space on that partition, but ok :)
> The command mkfs.xfs -f -l logdev=/dev/hdb3,size=10000b -b size=4096
> /dev/md3 is accepted by the system. It looks as if I formatted the RAID with
> XFS and
> put the journal on in a separate place.
This looks fine, if mkfs is happy then it's ok.
> But when I try to mount the RAID as I did above, I get the following error:
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/md3
> or too many mounted file systems.
look at system logs or dmesg to see what really went wrong.
> I believe I also tried something like mount -t xfs logdev=dev/hdb3
mount won't parse that
> I think I also tried mount -t xfs logdev=dev/hdb3,size=10000b /dev/md3
or that, either.
What you want is
mount -t xfs -o logdev=/dev/hdb3 /dev/md3 /mnt/md3
Eric Sandeen [C]XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
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