> when I run mkfs.xfs on /dev/hda I get some strange
> #mkfs.xfs -l size-32768 -f /dev/hda1
> size 32768 too large for internal log
> but this same command works on /dev/hda5 and
My guess is that /dev/sda1 is a small partition, and 32768 filesystem
blocks is too big? You can just let mkfs.xfs select a log size for you,
it will do a decent job.
> so I tried mkfs without the -l argument and it worked,
> but when I try to mount /dev/hda1 things are not
> working too well:
> #mount -t xfs /dev/hda1 /boot
> Mounting /dev/hda1 on /boot failed: No such file or
Ok, silly question maybe... does /boot exist?
> mounting /dev/hda5 and /dev/hda7 is all good though?
> Is there something I'm missing about the boot flag or
> primary partitions? Please help, I'm lost.
the boot flag shouldn't have anything to do with it...
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
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