Subject: Re: as long as we're hitting FFS...
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: tech-kern
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
> framework.

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.