Subject: Re: newfs/newlfs/newfs_msdos (was Re: Some LFS troubles)
To: Konrad Schroder <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/11/1999 11:44:47
On Thu, 11 Mar 1999 11:44:43 -0800 (PST) 
 Konrad Schroder <> wrote:

 > It counds good to me; my only concern would be that the fact that
 > newfs_ffs is currently called `newfs' didn't cause any problems; since
 > there are a lot more of them than options to mount(8).  Does the new
 > newfs just pass on all its options besides fs-type to newfs_xxx, or do the
 > options to newfs_ffs no longer directly work with newfs? 

newfs should just be a link to newfs_ffs... and newfs_xxx for all other
xxx should just be invoked manualls.

Creating a file system is a much less automatable operation that
mounting one, IMO.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>