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Re: do we support using a file as logdev?

To: Wengang Wang <wen.gang.wang@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: do we support using a file as logdev?
From: Iustin Pop <iusty@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 17:27:06 +0200
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, greg.marsden@xxxxxxxxxx, joe.jin@xxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 10:36:56PM +0800, Wengang Wang wrote:
> Hi experts,
> 
> Do we support using a file as log device?
> If no, it's strange that we support running xfs on a file but don't support 
> log
> file.

Have you tried using losetup and passing the loop device instead?

regards,
iustin

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