alex_snow at gmx.net
Sat Nov 29 11:44:32 EST 2003
ah...so that's my problem.
I'll have to find a freebsd box to get an account on so I can finish
On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 10:01:24AM -0600,
Gregory Nowak wrote:
> >From /usr/src/linux/Documentation/Configure.help:
> UFS file system support (read-only)
> BSD and derivate versions of Unix (such as SunOS, FreeBSD, NetBSD,
> OpenBSD and NeXTstep) use a file system called UFS. Some System V
> Unixes can create and mount hard disk partitions and diskettes using
> this file system as well. Saying Y here will allow you to read from
> these partitions; if you also want to write to them, say Y to the
> experimental "UFS file system write support", below. Please read the
> file <file:Documentation/filesystems/ufs.txt> for more information.
> If you only intend to mount files from some other Unix over the
> network using NFS, you don't need the UFS file system support (but
> you need NFS file system support obviously).
> Note that this option is generally not needed for floppies, since a
> good portable way to transport files and directories between unixes
> (and even other operating systems) is given by the tar program ("man
> tar" or preferably "info tar").
> When accessing NeXTstep files, you may need to convert them from the
> NeXT character set to the Latin1 character set; use the program
> recode ("info recode") for this purpose.
> If you want to compile the UFS file system support as a module ( =
> code which can be inserted in and removed from the running kernel
> whenever you want), say M here and read
> <file:Documentation/modules.txt>. The module will be called ufs.o.
> If you haven't heard about all of this before, it's safe to say N.
> UFS file system write support (DANGEROUS)
> Say Y here if you want to try writing to UFS partitions. This is
> experimental, so you should back up your UFS partitions beforehand.
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 10:52:20AM -0500, Alex Snow wrote:
> > Hi all. I'm trying to mount the kern.flp freebsd install disk so I can
> > modify it for installation using serial terminal.
> > what fs should I mount this as? bc it mounts it as ufs but I cant right
> > to it even though it says it's rw.
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