This here DVD-RAM thing
michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Thu Feb 19 11:14:15 PST 2004
On Thursday 19 February 2004 12:24, Pete French wrote:
> > I got my LG 4081B today, complete with a 4.7G DVD-RAM medium and I played
> > around with it a bit. I can newfs and mount it rw just fine and it's all
> > great - except, that UFS is the ONLY filesystem I can manage to get onto
> > it. fdisk is a no-go, so is disklabel, so is newfs_msdos, so is mke2fs.
> > It
> How have you managed to get a UFS filesystem onto it under -STABLE ? I
> also have a DVD-RAM drive ((and old SCSI one) but I thought that UFS
> wasnt supported ?
Don't believe what your vendor says - for example LG's formatting tool and
documentation for Windows claims NTFS isn't possible either, but it perfectly
is. Think of DVD-RAMs as poor man's MO-media.
All I needed to do to format one with UFS was 'newfs /dev/cd0c'. This is an
atapi drive with atapicam enabled however, I can't test with real SCSI
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