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Re: Unexpected XFS SB number 0x00000000

To: Chris <hsvchris@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Unexpected XFS SB number 0x00000000
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 20:12:56 -0600
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Chris wrote:

> I just tested some more and using parted found out the following:
> (parted) print
> Warning: /dev/sdb contains GPT signatures, indicating that is has a GPT
> table. However, it does not have a valid fake msdos partition table, as it
> should. Perhaps it was corrupted --  possibly by a program that doesn't
> understand GPT  partition tables. Or perhaps you deleted the GPT table, and
> are now using an msdos partition table. Is this a GPT partition table?
> Yes/No? y
> Disk /dev/sdb: 3001GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: gpt
> Number        Start           End             Size            File system     
> Name
> Flags
> 1             17.4kB  22250GB         22250GB         xfs
> So it seems that parted can still "see" the old table. But it doesn't have
> support for resizing xfs partitions...

So, did you originally have a gpt or an msdos partition table?

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