Re: New filesystem and VFS info

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 06:53:35 EST

On January 2, 2002 12:56 am, Natasha Portillo wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm making a new filesystem ( -> despite the
> name it has nothing to do with Microsoft FAT variants)

Then why call it that?

> and I want to
> know where can I find info about what is supposed to have in a Linux
> Filesystem Driver... (what entry points, what must they do, what kernel
> I/O facilities are available, these info that comes about OS/2 in the
> IFS document and about WinNT in the Microsoft IFSKit)

If that's what you need your best bet is to write it for 2.2 and get a copy
of 'Understanding the Linux Kernel'. Otherwise, wait for the 2.4 edition of
UTLK, otherwise - get ready to do some digging.

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