On Fri, Jun 07, 2013 at 05:33:13PM +0800, Gim Leong Chin wrote:
> I have just set up openSUSE 12.3 on my Acer notebook with a 750 GB WD hard
> drive, "/" with 80 GB and "/home" with 587 GB, both are XFS.
> Both file systems are mounted with inode64 and no matter what I put in
> /etc/fstab, I am not able to remove inode64 option.
Your filesystem is smaller than 1TB, so inode numbers will never go
over 32 bits, so inode32/inode64 is irrelevant to your problem.
> Is there any method to override the inode64 default mount option?
> The reason I need to get rid of it is that acroread will not
> start, and I suspect that it is due to inode64, although I cannot
> confirm with strace on acroread.
inode64 is not your problem.
> Since the two file systems are under 1 TB, what is the point of
> inode64 any way?
Because it's the metadata/data allocation policy that is used for
filesystems of less than 1TB.