UFS(2) portable driver for other OS

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 17:54:40 UTC 2014

31.01.2014 19:20, Freddie Cash написав(ла):
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 6:06 AM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
>> On Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:41:13 +0100, CeDeROM wrote:
>>> Hello :-)
>>> Some time ago I have definitely moved from EXT2 to UFS2. This greatly
>>> improved my speed and stability on FreeBSD, but I somehow lost access
>>> and portability for other OS in "native" read-write mode.
>> The lowest common denominator is msdosfs (DOS FAT) which is
>> usable in r/w nearly everywhere. If you require long file
>> names, you need the 16 bit version. This is commonly considered
>> the "typical solution" for the problem you're describing, even
>> though it doesn't really look any attractive because, as I
>> said, it's the _lowest_ common denominator where "lowest" is
>> determined by the inability of "Windows" products to be
>> willing to accept anything that isn't made, approved, certified
>> and sold by MICROS~1. :-)
> There's also UDF which doesn't suffer from a lot of the issues the
> FAT16/32/32x does on large-ish devices.  FreeBSD, Windows, Linux, MacOSX
> all support read/write to UDF, although it may depend on the OS version for
> Windows (I think XP needs a 3rd party driver).​​

Waaaaait. This doesn't mean FreeBSD can mount UDF for read/write, 
doesn't it?

Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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