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Re: EFS and XFS file systems support

To: "Christopher W. Carlson" <carlson@heaven.newport.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: EFS and XFS file systems support
From: Steve Alexander <sca@refugee.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 1997 13:23:36 -0700
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: Message from carlson@heaven.newport.sgi.com of 12 Apr 1997 8:36:11 PDT
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
"Christopher W. Carlson" <carlson@heaven.newport.sgi.com> writes:
>What I wanted to suggest is that SGI provide a library (.a file) that
>can be linked with Linux to provide EFS and XFS file support.  If
>necessary, we could charge some nominal fee and require some kind of
>non-disclosure or promise that the objects won't be reverse engineered
>or something.

I thought that there was a program available for Linux that would read EFS
file systems, although I can't for the life of me remember the name.

>My biggest reason for wanting them supported is to access SGI CD ROMs.

I think the better question is when will we start distributing CDs in a
standard format...  Yeah, yeah, backward compatibility, I know ;->

-- Steve



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