Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/09/1997 01:24:27
On Tue Jul  8 23:34:25 1997, Ty Sarna wrote:
> In article <19970708165002.8435.qmail@mail.NetBSD.ORG> you write:
> > veego
> > Tue Jul  8 09:46:25 PDT 1997
> > Update of /cvsroot/src/sys/lkm/vfs
> > In directory netbsd1:/var/slash-tmp/cvs-serv7703
> > 
> > Modified Files:
> > 	Makefile 
> > Log Message:
> > New adosfs lkm, which will only be build on the Amiga.
> Why only on the Amiga? At a minimum it should be built on all m68k
> machines, to maintain a common userland.  Plus, if it handles endianness

We don't have yet a common m68k userland and there will be never a full
common m68k userland, because some ports have there own programms.
So we will have a m68k set and a port set for each architecture.

> corretcly, it is potentially useful on all ports.  While other systems
> can't use it on Amiga floppies (due to sector format) or Amiga hard
> drives (different partitioning system), it COULD be used on
> non-partitioned removable media like zip and jaz disks.

Then please test it on other systems and tell us the results.

I don't have the time to do the tests.