Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/11/1998 00:14:20
On Sat, 10 Oct 1998, John Nemeth wrote:
> It could be defopt'ed.
What, do you have to build a new kernel every time you want to read
> Or, we can come up with some kind of
> userland method.
That is exactly what I'm pointing out our system does now. You can
have a userland program which reads the raw partition, figures out
where the non-BSD partition you want is and stuffs that information
into a BSD partition, which is then used by the alternate file system.
> I don't like this idea, because it means keeping the same
> information in multiple places. This information must be manually
> kept in sync.
Yes. How often do you change your partition tables?
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