Subject: Re: NetBSD File System details/info
To: NetBSD netbsd-users <>
From: Petar Bogdanovic <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/20/2005 09:47:09

Robert Cates wrote:
 > can anybody tell me where I can find good, detailed, technical info
 > about the file system(s) NetBSD uses (ELF I believe)?

I'm not sure, if I've understood your question, but ELF (Executable and
Linkable Format) is a binary-format, not a file system.

If you use newfs(8) on NetBSD, you will get the FFS (FastFileSystem) by

 > I don't suppose the NetBSD AMD64 platform file system is any different
 > than the i386 platforms.  Or?

Why should a file-system depend on a CPU-architecture?