Subject: Re: Installing NetBSD on SunOS 4.1.1 system
To: Jeremy Cooper <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 05/14/1997 15:32:54
On Wed, 14 May 1997 15:23:50 -0700 (PDT) 
 Jeremy Cooper <> wrote:

 > Well, I used NetBSD newfs to create my root filesystem and it seems to be
 > ok.  It could very well be that newfs does not create a 'modern'
 > filesystem.  You're right in that I shouldn't have assumed that.

newfs, by default, does create a modern file system.  The PROM doens't
particularly care about the inode format, though... it just checks
the superblock size, and reads the rest of the file system block after
the superblock to get the primary boot program.

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