So you booted the 1.1 rpms (verified by "uname -r" showing
If you get that result after booting the RPM kernel, you have xfs support.
If not, please see http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/102_rpm.html for
instructions on installing and booting from the RPM packages.
Then, if you are trying to mount filesystems from IRIX, please see
http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#useirixdisks for caveats and
limitations when doing this. In particular, your filesystem block size
on the IRIX filesystem must be 4k, currently. This requirement will
(hopefully) be going away fairly soon.
By the way, the reason your source compiled kernel didn't work is that it
sounds like you picked bits and pieces of the XFS source tree and copied
it into a standard tree; that won't work. If you ever do want to
compile it from the source, please see
On Thu, 2 May 2002, Jean-Luc Gason wrote:
> > Since you're on redhat, why not just use the RPMs? Download the Release
> > 1.1 RPMS, install those (kernel upgrade via RPM instructions are on
> > RedHat's site) and then add the FC support to the running kernel.
> Well, I tryed, but the problem was the same so I though about doing "the
> hard way"...
> Jean-Luc Gason
Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc.