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file system XFS unknown

Posted by skyrail 
file system XFS unknown
June 24, 2012 01:23PM
I recently tried to create an XFS partition on a usb stick.
For this I installed xfsprogs, made fdisk to create a linux partition and format it with and use mkfs -t xfs ... command.
I seems to do something, creating inodes, etc ...
But, when mounting, it failes, telling me:
debian:/tmp# mount -t xfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt/g
mount: unknown filesystem type 'xfs'

this is my distrib version on dockstar.
Linux debian 2.6.32-5-kirkwood #1 Tue Jan 17 05:11:52 UTC 2012 armv5tel GNU/Linux

I checked if xfs module was loaded, with no success.
debian:/tmp# lsmod | grep xfs
debian:/tmp# modprobe xfs
FATAL: Module xfs not found.

So I remove xfsprogs: apt-get autoremove xfsprogs, then reinstalled with apt-get install xfsprogs
But I got no change.

Is XFS available for this debian version. What else could I do?

Re: file system XFS unknown
June 26, 2012 05:50PM
You do not install a driver for xfs by installing its service tools.

The xfs driver comes as a module from the kernel. So, if there is no xfs built in the kernel or built as module there is no xfs support available.

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