XFS (read-only) support committed to CURRENT

Martin Wilke unixfreunde at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 11:15:56 PST 2005

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On Tue, 13 Dec 2005 10:19:08 -0500
Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at crodrigues.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Read-only XFS support has been committed to FreeBSD-CURRENT.
> Write access to XFS is not supported at this time.
> The XFS for FreeBSD source code is based off of GPL'd sources
> provided by SGI.
> You can compile it into your kernel by adding "XFS" to your
> kernel config file, or you can "kldload xfs".
> If you have an XFS partition on your system, you can try mounting it
> with:
> mount -t xfs [device] [mntpoint]
> Additional utilities such as mkfs.xfs are available in the
> sysutils/xfsprogs port. 
> Many thanks to Alexander Kabaev and Russell Cattelan for
> starting and doing most of the work on the XFS for FreeBSD port,
> and also to SGI for making the XFS source code freely available.

hi guys, 

In my opinion the xfs support is a cool idea.. Now, I heard
there is the possibility to turn it off optionally? ... I just cant
find any dokumentation or manual for it.

cheers Martin
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