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Re: Mounting ext2fs instead of ffs after 5.99.60 (SOLVED)

On Sun, 05 Feb 2012, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
+               /* Also zap possible Ext2fs magic leftover. */
+               zap_old_sblock(1024);   /* XXX: SBOFF in ext2fs.h */

Instead of keeping an ever-growing list of locations where other
file systems keep their magic numbers, it might be better to just
zero the first and last N megabytes of the {disk, partition, image}.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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