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Re: [RFD]: Help in setting up XFS

To: Prithvi Rathore <prithvi_rathore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [RFD]: Help in setting up XFS
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:03:12 +1000
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On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 10:22:37AM +0530, Prithvi Rathore wrote:
> 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

And then mount it appropriately and it will be ready to use.
Nothing more.


Dave Chinner

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