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Re: do we support using a file as logdev?

To: Wengang Wang <wen.gang.wang@xxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, greg.marsden@xxxxxxxxxx, joe.jin@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: do we support using a file as logdev?
From: Wengang Wang <wen.gang.wang@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 00:09:06 +0800
In-reply-to: <20100420152706.GA4548@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20100420143656.GA3634@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20100420152706.GA4548@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-08-17)
On 10-04-20 17:27, Iustin Pop wrote:
> 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?

Yes, that's a workaround.

regards,
wengang.

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