Fedora 9 support for the XFS file system

Peter J. Stieber developer at toyon.com
Sat Sep 27 22:05:55 UTC 2008

PS = Pete Stieber
PS>> I was using a 1 TB LaCie Big Disk
PS>> (http://www.lacie.com/products/product.htm?pid=10923)
PS>> and the board in the drive died.  I took the two hard
PS>> drives that were in the drive (SATA 500 GB each Raid 0
PS>> using the XFS file system) and got them mounted in a
PS>> Fedora 9 x86_64 box.  Now I'm having trouble with the
PS>> drives.
PS>> Are XFS utilities like
PS>> xfs_check
PS>> xfs_repair
PS>> xfsdump
PS>> available on Fedora 9?
PS>> I tried looking on the Fedora website, but I couldn't
PS>> figure out how to answer this question myself.  Any
PS>> pointers?

MB = Mike Burger
MB> Yes...Fedora supports SGI's XFS filesystem.

Thanks for the help Mike.  Yeah I know it supports it.  I got the drives 
working for a while, but now I need to run fsck on them because 
something is broken.

Sorry I wasn't clear, but what package do I have to load to get fsck.xfs 
and/or xfs_check, xfs_repair, xfsdump?


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