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Re: bin/45166: UFS2 / FFSv2 confusion

The following reply was made to PR bin/45166; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Havard Eidnes <>
Subject: Re: bin/45166: UFS2 / FFSv2 confusion
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 17:37:36 +0200 (CEST)

 >  >      (FFS only with UFS2 superblock layout)
 >  "UFS2 superblock layout" is description about superblock, not
 >  FS itself.  UFS1 (or FFSv1) can have UFS2 layout superblock.
 Hmm, to split hairs...  Do we have any tools which create an UFS2
 layout superblock but create an FFSv1 file system?  If not, then
 I'll claim that the distinction is ... slightly academic.
 >  >   However, the newfs(8) man page does not mention the
 >  I think the description of newfs(8) has been updated in -current.
 Ah, yes, I should have checked that before submitting.  It's a
 lot better in -current -- it's possible to navigate from the
 mount(8) man page via the information in the newfs(8) man page
 and end up with using the apparently correct "-O 2" option to
 - H=E5vard

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