Two Preinstall Questions

Siegbert Baude Siegbert.Baude at
Tue Nov 11 06:07:19 PST 2003

Hi Ralph,

> I have two questions before I plunge in and make my first FreeBSD install.
> Normally I keep a back up copy of all my data in a ReiserFS formated partion
> on my hard drive. When I do a Linux Distribution install I will reformat the
> non back up partions and then restore my data by copying from the backup
> partion. Will I be able to do this with my FreeBSD install? Will FreeBSD be
> able to mount and read write data from this Linux Reiserfs formated partion?

FreeBSD can read an write (albeit the latter is marked experimental) 
from an ext2fs. Reiserfs is not supported at the moment.
So you would have to change the type of your backup partition.

> My second question is hardware related. Is the Logitech 4000 Pro USB Web
> camera supported in FreeBSD?

Sorry, I can't help you with this one.


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