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XFS(5)			  FreeBSD File Formats Manual			XFS(5)

NAME
     xfs -- XFS	file system

SYNOPSIS
     To	link into the kernel:

	   options XFS

     To	load as	a kernel loadable module:

	   kldload xfs

DESCRIPTION
     The xfs driver will permit	the FreeBSD kernel to access XFS file systems.

EXAMPLES
     To	mount a	xfs volume located on /dev/ad1s1:

	   mount -t xfs	-o ro /dev/ad1s1 /mnt

SEE ALSO
     nmount(2),	unmount(2), fstab(5), mount(8)

NOTES
     The sysutils/xfsprogs port	contains the mkfs.xfs utility for creating XFS
     file systems, and also other utilities for	analyzing, and repairing XFS
     file systems.

HISTORY
     XFS was originally	written	by SGI for the IRIX operating system.  SGI
     ported XFS	to Linux, and released the source code under the GNU Public
     License.  For more	details, see: http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs

     The port to FreeBSD was based on the Linux	port, and started by Russell
     Cattelan <cattelan@xfs.org>, Alexander Kabaev <kan@FreeBSD.org>, and
     Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc@FreeBSD.org>.

     The xfs file system support first appeared	in FreeBSD 7.0.

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc@FreeBSD.org>.

CAVEATS
     The port of XFS to	FreeBSD	is currently incomplete.  Only read-only
     access is supported for XFS volumes.  Writing to a	volume is not sup-
     ported.

     The -p flag to mkfs.xfs can be used to create an XFS file system which is
     populated with files and other metadata.  This can	be used	to quickly
     create a read-only	file system which can be tested	on FreeBSD.

FreeBSD	9.3		       January 16, 2011			   FreeBSD 9.3

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | EXAMPLES | SEE ALSO | NOTES | HISTORY | AUTHORS | CAVEATS

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