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Re: volume header fs...

To: Alex deVries <>
Subject: Re: volume header fs...
From: "William J. Earl" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 21:41:21 -0700
Cc: SGI Linux <>
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Alex deVries writes:
 > What is on a volume header file system?  Is it EFS or something else?
 > I was thinking about writing such a driver so we could easily put Linux
 > kernels there. 

     It is a very simple flat file system, hardly deserving the name.
The directory is a list of name and (single) extent descriptors.  I don't
have the format ready to hand, but I can look it up if it isn't obvious
from dumping the first few blocks of the volume header (the first few
blocks of the disk).


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