Subject: Re: Thoughts about wedges
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/24/1999 17:30:20
On Fri, Sep 24, 1999 at 05:26:08PM +0200, Wolfgang Solfrank wrote:
> Hi,
> > > As long as the disk knows how big it is, I don't even think you really
> > > need the "end", especially for a read-only FFS partition..
> > 
> > depends on filesystem. E.g., you can't find the root block of an ADOS
> > filesystem without knowing the size, because it is in the middle...
> Hmm, maybe the filesystem type and the location of the superblock
> would be ok?

wouldn't be enough for ADOSFS. You still need the start of the partition.

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