Subject: Re: Question about firewire support in netBSD.
To: Krishna Ramanathan <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/08/2003 19:53:54
On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 05:42:11AM -0800, Krishna Ramanathan wrote:
> Hello,
> I only recently decided to purchase a DVD writer and,
> having little or no space inside my computer cabinet,
> i was considering purchasing a Firewire(external)
> drive.
> I intend to run NetBSD on my machine, so I have the
> following questions, I'd greatly appreciate your
> taking the time to answer them :
> 1. Is there Firewire support on NetBSD ? I have 1.6.1
> downloaded, I was wondering if Firewire was good in
> it.

There is, but very limited and quite buggy, from what I know of it.

> 2. Is the UDF filesystem supported in NetBSD 1.6.1 ? 
> I read thru' the FAQs, and I see UDF is not yet
> supported.


Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference