[PLUG] ufs support on Linux 2.6.*

Arindam arindam.mukerjee at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 23:38:25 PDT 2006


> On Thursday 14 September 2006 10:44, Arindam wrote:
> > find / -name "ufs.ko"
> > find / -name "ufs*.ko"
> > find / -name "u*fs*.ko"
>
> rpm -ql `rpm -qa|grep kernel`|grep ufs would have sufficed.. ;)
>
> Complain to your distributor and/or build your own kernel from the srpms.

Building is a better option.

>
> I find this on my slackware-current machine
> shridhar at darkstar:~/tmp$ grep
> ufs /var/adm/packages/kernel-modules-2.6.17.13-i486-1
> lib/modules/2.6.17.13/kernel/fs/ufs/
> lib/modules/2.6.17.13/kernel/fs/ufs/ufs.ko
> shridhar at darkstar:~/tmp$ grep -i ufs /boot/config*
> /boot/config:CONFIG_UFS_FS=m
> /boot/config-generic-2.6.17.13:CONFIG_UFS_FS=m
> /boot/config-ide-2.4.33.3:CONFIG_UFS_FS=m
> /boot/config-ide-2.4.33.3:CONFIG_UFS_FS_WRITE=y
>
> Damn why can't 2.6* write to ufs filesystem.. Hmm.. need to find out..
>

I guess the whole ufs/u2fs support is experimental. And the read-write
thing does not work for u2fs. For ufs it does ... but goes wrong
oftentimes. Don't try it yet.

>  Shridhar
>
> --

Cheers,
Arindam



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