Subject: Re: LKM support
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/05/1996 11:38:49
> From: Michael Graff <>
> Date: 04 Nov 1996 21:00:23 -0500

> > - What is the use of the "ffs" LKM? For diskless NFS clients? Because
> >   else it could be hard to load this LKM without filesystem support.
> NFS-only machines have little use for ffs, but you are correct, most
> machines should have ffs compiled in.

Actually, the typical "dataless" machine would have its swap on a
scratch disk, and therefore may very well have an MFS mount for /tmp
(which actually uses FFS as I recall). Therefore, FFS is still useful.