Subject: Re: UDF file system support
To: None <fredb@NetBSD.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/07/2004 16:59:31
email@example.com (Frederick Bruckman) writes:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> email@example.com (Brad du Plessis) writes:
> > Could anyone give me any indication as to the current status of UDF
> > filesystem support? The most recent information I've found suggests that
> > there is a userland app to read from a UDF filesystem, will read / write
> > kernel support be available any time soon?
> As far as I know, you can just mount a DVD the same way you mount a CD.
> Have you tried that?
It works for DVDs that have ISO9660 filesystems. Most DVDs are hybrids
and have both UDF and ISO9660 (pointing at the same contents), but
NetBSD is entirely ignorant of the UDF part. The occasional UDF-only
disk is therefore problematic.