XFS is a scalable, high-performance journaled filesystem that performs very well for parallel accesses/writes.

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Expanding an encrypted xfs volume - Amazon EBS

I am working on expanding a currently attached volume to one of my Ubuntu Amazon AWS servers, but I am having some problems. I already created a new volume from a snapshot, then attached the newly ...
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Why is xfs filesystem type greyed out in Gparted?

I have a large hd that only 1/2 of it is an ext4 for /home. I am trying to make another partition using the XFS filesystem but its greyed out in Gparted. From what I have read here ...
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JFS support missing on EC2 instance?

I just launched new EC2 instances with the Ubuntu precise and saucy AMIs. I installed jfsutils, but I am unable to mount a JFS volume: $ sudo mount -a mount: unknown filesystem type 'jfs' Looking ...
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How to increase XFS Max. filename length

How can I increase the maximum length of a filename of XFS? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XFS I'm trying to download a torrent file, and apparently because it's Cyrillic, the file name hit's the ...
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XFS File System Fails - Can't read Superblock

After this (Iomega Home Media disk corruption - data recovery help asked) problem solved... i have a new one.. I'm trying to understand why my Iomega Home Media Stopped working, and need for that to ...
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Formated xfs partition to ext4 by mistake, can it be recovered?

I formatted a xfs partition by mistake to ext4. Can this be undone and the data recovered? Actually, I did not chose to have the partition reformatted during installation, I just kept the default ...
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Change root file-system type (LVM)

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 server configured in this way: % df -TPh ...
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Mount disc Xfs filesystem

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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How can I recover files from an XFS file system without spending money on software?

I have an old Iomega NAS, that has stopped working. The drive is still good, I just need to recover the files. Both of my Ubuntu machines recognize the drives in the Disks utility, but I can't do ...
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What are the steps to modify a filesystem (say XFS)?

I intend to make some changes to XFS filesystem. I have never done this before. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-40-generic-pae Is there a documentation on the steps involved in doing so? I ...
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How to access a XFS partition on external USB drives?

How do I obtain access rights in XFS? My external HD connected to a Samsung SmartTV keeps on breaking down. I want to add avi and mk4 files to the hard-drive but I have no access via Ubuntu. How ...
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Why do I get more free space than ext4 after formatting in XFS?

I've bought a 1TB external hard drive and after formatting the entire drive in ext4 Nautilus says there are 934.3 GB of free space. I've also tested formatting the drive in XFS, and in this case ...