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[RFD]: Help in setting up XFS

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Subject: [RFD]: Help in setting up XFS
From: Prithvi Rathore <prithvi_rathore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:22:37 +0530
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Hi,
As the subject states, I would like to setup and use XFS on an external USB drive. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBook Air 2013.
My understanding is:

1) I will have to install the packages
$ sudo apt-get install xfsprogs
$ sudo apt-get install xfsdump

2) I will have to create the filesystem for the USB drive
$ mkfs.xfs -f dev/sdab1
-f option needed to overwrite any exisitng filesytem

I would appreciate if you could add any comments or guide me for the same. Thanking you in anticipation
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