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How can I mount a disc with a xfs file system?

I'm using sudo mount /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega i receive the error: you must specify the filesystem

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Um... sudo mount -t xfs /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega? – Alaa Ali Aug 28 '13 at 11:59

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You should specify the filesystem since mount don't recognize it:

sudo mount -t xfs /dev/sdc2 /media/mntiomega

That should do the trick. Also, verify that you have installed xfsprogs and xfsdump packages.

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