Subject: Re: cdrom newfs
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 03/31/1995 06:40:31
>>>> a fsck fore iso-9660 (+rockridge) would also very nice :-)
>>> A what? You dont want that.
>> If I were doing cd-rom creation, I would want such a thing. Why do
>> you think I wouldn't?
> And a normal fsck would work, too,
It would? Then why bother with an iso9660 filesystem? "[N]ormal fsck"
can fsck only Berkeley FFS filesystems...and if iso9660 is so close to
that that fsck will work, it's close enough to be mounted as FFS.
> even though I've never seen a *writable* iso-fs yet - that's why I
> said he doesn't want that - because it would be quiet useless.
CDROM images stored in files are writable and in iso9660 format.