Re: Reading Sun disks/backup tapes on a Debian system
On Sun, Aug 27, 2000 at 03:09:12PM +0100, Melanie Dymond Harper wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Does anyone have information about how one might read Sun-format
> (ufsdump) backup tapes or, alternatively, ufs-format disks on a Debian
You probably need a kernel with ufs support. Apparently there are
several versions so you have to specify a 'usftype=...' paramater to
mount. See <kernel-source>/Documentation/filesystems/ufs.txt for more
info. I'm guessing it doesn't come with the prebuilt *.deb kernels, but
you can check /lib/modules/<kernel_version/fs -- presumably a module
would be named ufs.o . If it's built into the kernel (doubtful) you can
also look at /proc/filesystems.
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