[TUHS] Re: Making boot disks (fwd)

Warren Toomey wkt at minnie.tuhs.org
Tue Oct 1 09:39:04 AEST 2002

----- Forwarded message from Ian Molton -----

>From spyro at f2s.com Tue Oct  1 09:02:24 2002
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 00:15:35 +0100
From: Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com>
To: wkt at tuhs.org
Subject: Re: Making boot disks

On Tue, 1 Oct 2002 07:37:35 +1000 (EST)
Warren Toomey <wkt at minnie.tuhs.org> wrote:

> I'll pass this to the mailing list to see if others can help you.
> I'd say that Linux is unlikely to construct the correct filesystem
> type. There are severl UFS variants, and you'd need to know the exact
> layout details to be sure that Linux (or something else) could create
> the boot disks.


I found some ufs code in the HURD source, and VERY crudely hacked it. It
creates filesystems that linux can mount, but it crashed trying to write
big files to it (doh!)

any advice from the list would be appreciated :)

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