Subject: Re: CDROMs
To: Markus Illenseer <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/1997 07:44:47
On Sat, 1 Nov 1997, Markus Illenseer wrote:

> > [ We can have uncompressed sources on CD-ROM by creating filesystem  ]
> > [ images of one sort or another and mounting them from the CD        ]
>  Now thats a nice and constructive idea. I'll try out to create a partition
> with sources only, dd-ed it and create a vnd-device for further use.
> That's faster than a tar-filesystem.

Warning.  The FFS format is not portable between machines of differing