Re: any affs image
Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind1 <at> gmail.com>
2012-06-05 08:18:13 GMT
On Tue, 2012-06-05 at 09:50 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Hi Artem,
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind1 <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2012-06-04 at 21:21 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> >> > do you happen to have an affs disk image, by any chance? I need to make
> >> > few changes in the affs file-system in the linux kernel but and I would
> >> > like to test them. But unfortunately, I was not able to find any working
> >> > way of formatting my dist to affs.
> >> http://www.xs4all.nl/~zippel/affstools-0.1a.tar.gz contains an mkaffs tool.
> >> Hope this helps...
> > Hi, thanks, I tried it and it worked neither for files nor for block
> > device nodes, I do not know why. But I've found a different mkfs.affs
> Strange. I did try it yesterday (without mounting the result, though).
> Did you pass a volume name as second parameter?
Actually not, the --help output looks like this:
$ ./mkaffs --help
Usage: mkaffs [OPTION...] devicefile name
and I thought that "devicefile name" means "/dev/vda", I did not figure
out that "name" is another argument.
I decided that it is a piece of old and non-working code and did not try