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Re: Initial mount with inode32 option

To: Harry Edmon <harry@xxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Initial mount with inode32 option
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:22:44 -0600
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Hi Harry,

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 03:07:42PM -0800, Harry Edmon wrote:
> It appears that "mount -o inode32 /dev/sda1 /mnt" ignores the
> inode32 option and mounts with inode64.   After the partition is
> mounted I can do "mount -o remount,inode32 /mnt" and it remounts
> with inode32.   But shouldn't there be a way to do the initial mount
> with inode32?   I am running Linux 3.7.3 on an amd architecture.   I
> would like this option since I am using EMC Networker for backups
> (yes, I know about the complaints).  Thanks.

# mount -o inode32 /dev/sdb1 /mnt/scratch
# grep /dev/sdb1 /proc/mounts
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/scratch xfs rw,relatime,attr2,inode64,noquota 0 0
# mount -o remount,inode32 /mnt/scratch
# grep /dev/sdb1 /proc/mounts
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/scratch xfs rw,relatime,attr2,inode32,noquota 0 0

We'll get this fixed.

-Ben

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