Is it possible to lowlevel the drive and reformat it properly?
Systems Architect, CCNA
On Tue, 8 May 2001, rob wrote:
> I've checked out 2.4.4-xfs from cvs (i think this is the head branch)
> as I need to desperately access an Octane drives.
> The problem is the Octane has been formatted with a cluster size of 512
> bytes and the xfs driver for linux seems to only support 4096 bytes and
> therefore wont mount it.
> Any info on support for variable cluster sizes the driver supports ?
> Error reported by mount :
> XFS: Trying to mount file system with blocksize 512 bytes
> XFS: Only page-sized (4096 bytes) blocksize currently works.
> XFS: SB validate failed
> Best regards
> Rob Fielding.