Subject: Re: Large inodes for ffs
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/23/1999 14:06:26
Ted Lemon wrote:
> > 2) One of the things we've done with this space is reserve 96 bytes for
> > opaque data. The name gives a lot a way. All ffs does with this data is
> > store it, tell you if it's there, retrieve it, and clear it. Nothing else.
> Oops, my previous message assumed that the opaque data was unlimited
> in size - nevermind.   This is what I get for receiving mail out of
> order.   :')

I guess you could always just allocate another i-node and store that
other i-node number in the opaque data field, effectively making it