Subject: Re: ffs compatibility patches
To: Darrin B. Jewell <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/06/2004 10:30:52
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On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 04:17:23PM -0500, Darrin B. Jewell wrote:
  | I have developed ffs compatibility patches for fsck and the kernel
  | which I would like to commit shortly.  These patches should address
  | the recent ffs compatibility problems introduced with the addition
  | of ffsv2 to the NetBSD kernel.
  | I have introduced the '-c 4' option to fsck_ffs which performs
  | the superblock upgrade used by the current version of ffs.
  | Without this option, neither fsck nor the kernel will
  | automatically upgrade the superblock.
  | This should fix the corruption of apple ufs filesystems, and allow
  | a filesystem to be shared between netbsd 2.0 and netbsd 1.6 without
  | causing fsck problems for either.

This is excellent news!

Thanks for fixing this.


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