Tom Duffy wrote:
> well, the first thing you will need to do is recompile your linux kernel
> with sgi partition support.
> then, fdisk the drive the and stick a new sgi partition on it. that way
> sgi and linux can read the drive. (this will renumber the partition to be
> something like 7th or 8th partittion on the disk -- this is the way linux
> handles sgi's way of doing partition tables).
Note the 0.10 rpm's do not have SGI labels turned on.
the 0.10.1 rpm's do.
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2001, Ryo Ono wrote:
> > Is that possible for IRIX machine to read a drive formatted XFS by LINUX
> > machines? Or the other way around?
> > We have a necessity to transfer data from other machine(LINUX) to O2.
> > Right now we are using ftp transfer to do it, but it takes long time since
> > we are dealing with more than 10GByte data at once. (Takes more than
> > 40 minutes to transfer)
> > It would be a good idea if we could store necessary data on XFS drive in
> > LINUX, take the drive off from the system then hook the drive to O2.
> > But when I tried to do this, I wasn't able to read the drive from O2.
> > (I tried the other way but it didn't work either).
> > I would really appreciate if you could give me some idea to make it
> > work.
> > Thank you.
> > Ryo Ono
> > ryo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Digital Elves inc. -- Currently on loan to SGI
Linux XFS core developer.