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Re: XFS: SB validate failed

To: Spam Magnet <spam.wax@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS: SB validate failed
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 12:19:57 -0500
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Spam Magnet wrote:
> Hello there :)
> 
> I have a Iomega Jaz cartrdige which seems to be formatted in xfs under
> Irix 6.5.
> When I insert the cartridge in a drive attached to an Octane machine
> (running IRIX 6.5) I get an error message saying that the drive could not
> be mounted:
> The file system on device: /dev/dsk/dks1d3s7 cannot be mounted
> 
> I connected the Jaz drive to a Linux box using a SCSI-to-USB
> adapter. When I do a fdisk I get:
> 
> $ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb
> 
> Disk /dev/sdb (SGI disk label): 33 heads, 62 sectors, 1022 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 2046 * 512 bytes
> 
> ----- partitions -----
> Pt#    Device  Info     Start       End   Sectors  Id  System
>  8: /dev/sdb1               2      1021   2087936   a  SGI xfs
>  9: /dev/sdb2               0         1      3072   0  SGI volhdr
> 11: /dev/sdb3               0      1021   2091008   6  SGI volume

I can't remember how sgi disklabels work under linux; does this show up
as /dev/sdb8 /dev/sdb9 /dev/sdb11 or  as /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdb2 /dev/sdb3
in linux?

Look at /proc/partitions...

point file -s at /dev/sdb$WHATEVER

see if any of them say "xfs"

and try to mount that :)

-Eric


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