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Re: EFS volume descriptors

To: Dave Olson <olson@anchor.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: EFS volume descriptors
From: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>
Date: Sun, 03 Jan 1999 17:20:48 -0500
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Organization: Just Another Snake Cult
References: <199901032216.OAA36969@anchor.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Dave Olson wrote:
> Nothing is at block 0 of the filesystem.  Historically, back to v6
> unix, there were things like badblock tables there, so many filesystems
> for unix have simply not used block 0.  efs does not use it.

Drat.  So do I need the user to tell me if it's an EFS CD vs. an EFS
partition, so that I know to use the voldesc or not?  I guess I could
register a second fstype ("efscd" or some such) and make the user use
that.

Mike

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