[techtalk] creating filesystems

Anmol Khirbat anmol at teknema.com
Tue Nov 7 11:05:10 EST 2000


I'm not sure if its gonna be of any help in your situation, but you should
be able to mount the Solaris image file like this. 

# mount -t ufs /home/solaris_image_file /mnt/whatever -o loop

bye :)

On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, -sjh- wrote:

> Hi all,
> Does anyone know of a way in linux to create a ufs filesystem?  In /home on
> 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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