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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 14:03:45 -0700
From:      Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: linux recovery tool
Message-ID:  <451C38B1.3000802@u.washington.edu>
In-Reply-To: <451C330A.8070202@jessikat.plus.net>
References:  <20060928004518.AFD371158CC@ws1-7.us4.outblaze.com> <451C330A.8070202@jessikat.plus.net>

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Robin Becker wrote:
> Ahmad Arafat Abdullah wrote:
> ...
>>>
>>> One of my hosters says they provide a ram based linux recovery tool, 
>>> but I'm actually using freebsd on the hardware so am wondering if 
>>> linux knows how to mount UFS partitions?
>>> -- Robin Becker
>>
>> Yes, it does 
> ...... thanks
>
>
That is if the kernel has UFS and BSD labels support compiled into the 
kernel. Be aware that UFS support isn't really 100% stable yet, so they 
marked UFS writing as "dangerous" in the Linux kernel file systems 
config section. However, UFS fs reading is "stable".
-Garrett



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