Subject: Re: as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/23/1999 21:59:00
> Half and half at least for the pmax. The ufs implementation is in
> the bootblocks, and the first stage is fairly tight on space at the
> moment. At a guess, I'd say byte-swapping wouldn't fit in the existing
I don't think the pmax bootblocks are that tight. I'd be more
worried about the alpha bootblocks.
> Don't some arch's contain enough smarts to read ffs filesystems in PROM
> though? I thought OFW could...
Yes, and on OFW, if you have large inodes, it just won't be able to
grok the filesystem.