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RE: dd of xfs partition does not mount

To: "l.a walsh" <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: dd of xfs partition does not mount
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 20:29:09 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: "'Nathan Scott'" <nathans@xxxxxxx>, "'Chris Croswhite'" <ccroswhite@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, 7 Apr 2003, l.a walsh wrote:

>       It'd be really beneficial/user-friendly if some message could be
> issued in mount about this other that 'generic failure happened'.

You'll need to talk to the util-linux folks about that, and get the
kernel hooks in place.

i.e. it's not something the xfs team can do, it requires a more global

I agree that it would be nice.  If nothing else a "please see your syslog
for more info" would be helpful.  But you're asking on the wrong list.  :)


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