Subject: Re: FFS_EI isn't mounting little on bigendian.
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/30/2003 17:46:07
On Fri, 30 May 2003 wrote:

> >I am running 1.6T on macppc and FFS_EI just isn't letting me either
> >see or write the i386 disklabel.
> 	if i understand correctly, FFI_EI lets you mount disk formatetd
> 	w/ different endian, but does not allow you to edit disklabel.

Almost. FFS_EI permits mounting file systems of different endianisms.

Charlie's trying to read an i386-disklabel in a macppc. As others have
indicated, it's at a different place on disk, thus it doesn't work well.

Take care,