hfs cdrom broken in 2.4.13pre

Michael Schmitz schmitz at zirkon.biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Wed Oct 24 01:24:56 EST 2001

> > One would hope so. All I remember about CDROMs is they use a different
> > blocksize which causes all sorts of funny side effects in generic code
> > that assumes the only sane blocksize is 512.
> No. The point is that filesystems should not make assumptions about
> hardware block size (except it being power of 2 I believe). If there
> was code in block layer to provide broken FS's compatibility and that
> code has been removed, then we must fix the FS. Who's HFS maintainer ?

Orphaned I think. But I agree it should be fixed. Using loopback on the
sly doesn't sound a lot cleaner than a reblocking hack in the HFS driver


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