Subject: Re: ffs compatibility patches
To: Darrin B. Jewell <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
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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