common filesystem for Linux and FreeBSD
ota at animenfo.com
Tue Dec 18 16:11:37 PST 2007
On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 03:17:00AM -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 11:06:15AM +0530, Girish Venkatachalam wrote:
> > I generally shy away from any multiboot situation since I have few
> > machines with me. Even then I too have to multiboot once in a while.
> I prefer to avoid multiboot as well, but for a while there it seemed
> unlikely that I'd be able to do everything on this system that I want to
> be able to do if all I have is FreeBSD. I've managed to realize that my
> impression of limitation was, in fact, a failure on my part -- and not on
> FreeBSD's -- some hours ago, however. As a result, it looks like I'll be
> able to solve the problem without installing some Linux distro after all.
> > If FFS2 and EXT3 are ruled out, then what is remaining? ;)
> > XFS?
> My impression is that there isn't good UFS support in Linux, and that
> stable ext3 support is read-only in FreeBSD. If that's the case, then it
> really does seem to come down to a matter of figuring out whether XFS,
> JFS, or ReiserFS (to throw out a few examples) have stable read/write
> support in both Linux and FreeBSD systems.
> > It is a tough choice indeed. Of course you could do a diskless boot off
> > an NFS and use that as file system for communication between the two
> > OSes.
> > But for that you need another machine connected over LAN running NFS of
> > course.
> Yeah . . . this is a laptop, and I use it while traveling, so that
> wouldn't really suit my needs in this case. I appreciate the attempt,
> though. Anyway, as you may have gathered from an above paragraph of
> mine, it looks like I'm probably not going to need the Linux system after
> > Sorry if my answer was irrelevant but this is the best I could do.
> It would be pretty harsh of me to say your best wasn't good enough.
> Thanks for the effort to help.
> CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
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If you feel like being adventerous, FAT/FAT32 :P
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