Subject: Re: Clean bit bits
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/17/1996 12:28:13
>From: Waldi Ravens <>
>Date: Wed, 17 Jan 1996 00:08:08 +0100 (MET-1)

>No problem. When newdosfs(8) sets the number of reserved sectors to 2 instead
>of the usual 1, the second reserved sector can be used to store timestamps and
>other usefull information (should of course be protected by a magic number
>and checksum).

That doesn't do you any good if the disk was formatted under DOS,
Mike Long <> 
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