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Re: Lingua franca file system Linux-NetBSD-FreeBSD?
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:20:37AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > There also used to be a UFS file system in linux, but I've no idea if it
> > can safely mount a modern BSD FFS.
> Not sure about the safety of read-write, but I've successfully mounted a
> NetBSD partition from Linux read-only. That should be safe?
> Linux could not read a FreeBSD disklabel. NetBSD partition had only the
> sysinst default: root partition and swap partition. In the future, I think
> I'd want a separate partition for /home; think that would be a good idea for
> Linux too, using an extended partition in the case of Linux.
You can access NetBSD file systems on Linux with fs-utils from
pkgsrc. Considering fs-utils uses NetBSD file system code, it's
as safe as it gets.
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