Subject: Re: LKM support
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 11/05/1996 11:38:49
> From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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.