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Re: mkfs.xfs in xfsprogs-2.7.11 is broken on FreeBSD?

To: Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: mkfs.xfs in xfsprogs-2.7.11 is broken on FreeBSD?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 12:29:51 -0500
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Craig Rodrigues wrote:

I haven't tested xfsprogs in a while, but I just noticed
that mksfs in xfsprogs-2.7.11 on FreeBSD seems to be broken:

% mkfs.xfs /dev/ad0s4

% file - < /dev/ad0s4
/dev/stdin: data

If I revert to xfsprogs-2.6.25, then I get:
% mkfs.xfs /dev/ad0s4

% file - < /dev/ad0s4
/dev/stdin: SGI XFS filesystem data (blksz 4096, inosz 256, v2 dirs)

Any ideas?

any errors out of the newer mkfs? Can you divide & conquer a bit to see when it stopped working? What does the first 512 bytes of /dev/ad0s4 look like with the new code; maybe diff that hexdump against one from 2.6.25? What does the kernel say when you try to mount it? Not sure what should have broken any of this...


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