On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Evans writes:
> >On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> >
> >> Somebody wh
> >> use sys/boot/common/ufsread.c before June 19th where the UFS2 patch
> >> is scheduled to be committed.
> >
> >This must not be needed, since old boot blocks must keep working with
> >old file systems.
> Does not compute.
> Old bootblocks are on the disks and nobody are changing them so they will
> keep working with what they work with.
> This change is necessary if the alpha architecture wants to be able
> to boot from a UFS2 filesystem in the future.

This change is necessary in the future if someone wants to boot from a
UFS2 file system.

> The UFS2 patch btw allows the ufsread() function to be compiled in a
> "UFS1 only" or "UFS1 or UFS2" configuration.

I'm surprised both fit in the i386 version.


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