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Re: kern/48449: y2038 shortcomings of ffsv1
The following reply was made to PR kern/48449; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost (Michael van Elst)
Subject: Re: kern/48449: y2038 shortcomings of ffsv1
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 06:27:05 -0000 (UTC)
mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost (matthew green) writes:
>one thing is that not all platforms can cope without ffsv1.
>the canonical example we have is shark, which reads netbsd
>kernels out of ffsv1 and they have to appear to be a.out.
>this is a firmware limitation, and the one person who has
>attempted to create an ofwboot for shark failed.
On the other hand, having correct timestamps on such a boot
filesystem aren't that important.
N.B. timestamps that cannot be represented shouldn't be truncated
but saturated. Time then ends with 2^32-1.
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