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Re: Reg: Porting UFS/VxFs to ext2 (fwd)



Hi,

On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 11:57:42AM +0000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 03:13:31PM +0530, SRIKANTH CHOWDARY M. K. G wrote:
>  
> >  What are the technical apects I will have to look into to achieve
> > the same?  Is it possible to change the on-disk structure of the UFS/VxFs
> > filesystem to an ext2 filesystem? The question may sound weird but then
> > that is the requirement.
> 
> I'd get another disk and just copy the stuff over.  There's some vxfs
> and ufs support in the kernel already, which may be enough for you to
> get readonly access to the data under Linux.

NB. the kernel UFS support is not happy running on 8k blocksize
filesystems if your hardware is using a 4k pagesize (as all Intel
hardware does).

--Stephen





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