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Re: Woody DVD problem on powerpc

On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 06:34:45PM -0700, Brad Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 01:44:55AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > This seems to be a brick wall. Is HFS really this crap?
> Yup. The problem is that an HFS filesystem refers to allocation
> blocks with an unsigned 16 bit integer, so while the specification
> technically allows 2^32 different files, only 2^16 can actually
> be taking up any space, and there are a few system files taking
> up some of that, so in practical terms, it's a little smaller.

I suppose HFS+ fixes this kind of problems, is it not ?

maybe using one of the userspace hfs tools you can create a HFS+ iso
image ?

But then are you not supposed to use ufs for DVDs ?


Sven Luther

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