Using UFS

mount -t ufs -o ufstype=type_of_ufs device dir

UFS Options

ufstype=type_of_ufs

UFS is a file system widely used in different operating systems. The problem are differences among implementations. Features of some implementations are undocumented, so its hard to recognize type of ufs automatically. That's why user must specify type of ufs manually by mount option ufstype. Possible values are:

old
old format of ufs default value, supported as read-only
44bsd
used in FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD supported as read-write
ufs2
used in FreeBSD 5.x supported as read-write
5xbsd
synonym for ufs2
sun
used in SunOS (Solaris) supported as read-write
sunx86
used in SunOS for Intel (Solarisx86) supported as read-write
hp
used in HP-UX supported as read-only
nextstep
used in NextStep supported as read-only
nextstep-cd
used for NextStep CDROMs (block_size == 2048) supported as read-only
openstep
used in OpenStep supported as read-only

Possible Problems

See next section, if you have any.

Bug Reports

Any ufs bug report you can send to daniel.pirkl@email.cz or to dushistov@mail.ru (do not send partition tables bug reports).