Subject: Re: Item of future thought: disklabels
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/26/1996 15:12:25
According to Scott Reynolds:
>On Fri, 26 Jul 1996, Brett Lymn wrote:
>> Why not just noffs (network order ffs)? That way you would not need
>> to worry about be/le, you just mount it...
>Aieeee! And alienate the i386 user base?! (Among others...)
Ahhh but big endian reads so much better in a hex dump! (says he with
a PentiScum at home....)
>I hope I am misunderstanding you, and this is just an optional filesystem
>in addition to the native byte order ffs. :-)
That was my intention. Apparently others want the capability of being
able to salvage a file system on a non-native architecture, sounds
like a nice thing to have....
I must admit I was thinking more of a file system that was
architecture neutral for data exchange than data recovery.
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
"Upgrading your memory gives you MORE RAM!" - ad in MacWAREHOUSE catalogue.