[CentOS] Mount Openfiler created XFS volumes
james-p at moving-picture.com
Fri Apr 24 13:30:04 UTC 2009
Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
> I have a 500Gig hdd with and XFS filesystem created by openfiler (which
> strangely switched from lovely CentOS for reasons best known to them). I fired
> up a Centos box with this hdd. I then did
> yum install kmod-xfs.i686 xfsdump.i386 dmapi xfsprogs
> and it wnt through.
> But when I try to mount this volume
> mount -t xfs /dev/hdd1 /mnt/test
> I get the error:
> mount: /dev/hdd1 already mounted or /mnt/test busy
> I then try
> xfs_admin -l /dev/hdd1
> The results being:
> xfs_admin: unexpected XFS SB magic number 0x00000000
> xfs_admin: read failed: Invalid argument
> xfs_admin: data size check failed
> cache_node_purge: refcount was 1, not zero (node=0xa058670)
> xfs_admin: cannot read root inode (22)
> label = "(null)"
> Sure I'm missing something very basic here...
> Can somebody point my mistake? and some clues to solve this problem...
Are you sure it has an XFS file system on it?
What does the following report:
file -s /dev/hdd1
And what happens when you just do:
mount /dev/hdd1 /mnt/test
The output of xfs_admin looks like the output you get if the file system
is ext2/ext3 ...
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