[techtalk] creating filesystems

-sjh- ruthia at sarth.com
Tue Nov 7 12:36:13 EST 2000

Hmm.  In that case, is there any way I can move this image to hdb without it
becoming ext2?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Angela Nash" <Chick at the-nashes.net>
To: "'-sjh-'" <ruthia at sarth.com>; <techtalk at linuxchix.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 11:22 AM
Subject: RE: [techtalk] creating filesystems

> You don't need to format a drive before putting an image back down with
> In fact, dd will totally overwrite any formatting already done as it is a
> byte by byte copy.
> Jason
> -----Original Message-----
> From: -sjh- [mailto:ruthia at sarth.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2000 11:22 AM
> To: techtalk at linuxchix.org
> Subject: [techtalk] creating filesystems
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know of a way in linux to create a ufs filesystem?  In /home
> hda, I have an x86 Solaris image that I'd like to dd to hdb, which is
> unformatted.  I tried mkfs -t ufs, but of course that didn't go over too
> well :)  Also, any information on the stability of linux ufs write support
> would be weighed carefully, as I think I may need to go about this
> differently.  I'm running Redhat 6.2 with kernel 2.2.16.
> Thanks in advance,
> Sally
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