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
Look at /proc/partitions...
point file -s at /dev/sdb$WHATEVER
see if any of them say "xfs"
and try to mount that :)