hfs cdrom broken in 2.4.13pre

Michael Schmitz schmitz at zirkon.biophys.uni-duesseldorf.de
Wed Oct 24 02:31:10 EST 2001

> > 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
> > :-)
> Believe me it is a lot lot cleaner. It isnt just HFS, its almost all file
> systems. If you add a generic reblocking layer it ends up looking remarkably
> like the loopback driver

'almost all file systems' means with respect to CDROM, or in general?
I can't quite believe something is so fundamentally wrong to affect all

By 'it should be fixed' I meant the HFS driver should be fixed to not
assume a fixed blocksize.


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