Does grub support ufs

Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Special Forums Hardware Boot Loaders Does grub support ufs
# 1  
Does grub support ufs

hey,
I've done a lot of searching on the internet and I can't seem to find anything that answers this question. All I'm finding are old post from 2005 where it didn't have support for it. So does grub currently have support for booting from a disk with the Unix file system?
# 2  
Version 1.98 from the source seems to support ufs and ufs2 (as well as affs, afs, cpio, ext2, fat, hfs, iso9660, jfs, minix, ntfs, reiserfs, sfs, udf and xfs)
# 3  
what about FFS?
# 4  
Which one? Amiga or Berkeley?

---------- Post updated at 02:46 PM ---------- Previous update was at 02:25 PM ----------

I happened to be looking at GRUB2 sources just now. GRUB2 has support for AFFS (Amiga Fast Filesystem) and UFS (AKA Berkeley FFS) as well as many other filesystem types.
# 5  
thanks
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #909
Difficulty: Easy
In computer science, a pointer is a programming language object that stores the memory address of another value located on a hard drive.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

"/boot/grub/grub.conf" VS "/etc/grub.conf"

can someone please explain me the difference between these two files: "/boot/grub/grub.conf" and "/etc/grub.conf" .. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: stunn3r
7 Replies

2. Red Hat

Can we specify which grub.conf to use in grub-install.

Hi, Can we specify which grub.conf to use while installing grub on RHEL. We are working on application which requires different grub configurations needed, depending on certain criteria we need to update grub with correct grub.conf. Can we use grub-install for this purpose? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: successlin
4 Replies

3. Solaris

Zones not in ufs

Hi All, I am installing Solaris Kernel Update Patch 2.1 When I am installing , An error message is saying that Non Global Zones is not mounted in ufs. I have two non global zones. When i see in the vfstab , the filesystem in vxfs. I dont know whether it will give any impact... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jegaraman
2 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

scanner does not support UFS? Help needed!

Hello, I hope somebody can help me. I have a new scanner, that says this: "EPSON Scan does not support the UNIX File System (UFS) for Mac OS X. You must install EPSON Scan on a disk or in a partition that does not use UFS." I have UFS.. is there anything I can do? How do I create/find such a... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Hannako
0 Replies

5. AIX

Ufs

Hi i have 2 know the full details of unix file systems. some one please help me (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sathish2win
1 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

grub problem- keeps rebooting as soon as it tries to do grub

Hi, I installed solaris 10 a few weeks ago. It was working fine during the past two weeks. However, now when I start to load to the drive, I get this problem: The BIOS screen comes up like normal, then screen goes blank and a message "Grub loading stage 2" flashes real quick then the computer... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: moesays
1 Replies

7. Solaris

UFS logging

I have a couple of servers where something weird is going on. When I run the command "mount | grep logging" I get something similair to this / on /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 read/write/setuid/devices/intr/largefiles/logging/xattr/onerror=panic/dev=220000 But when I look at /etc/vfstab I dont... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: csaunders
6 Replies

8. Solaris

UFS Version

Hi, Can anyone help me. I would like to know the ufs version on solaris 7 & 8. Also i would like to know is there any command to verify it. Regards, Raja (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: RajaRC
1 Replies

9. Filesystems, Disks and Memory

UFS benifits

Hi, Can anyone tell me the benifits of having UFS filesystem Regards, Raja (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: RajaRC
5 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

UFS partition

Hi all, I have FreeBSD and Debian in my HD, the FreeBSD partition is very small and I'd like to change. I try to use partition magic but it does not work with UFS parition. Anyone know a good partition software? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: SeVEn
1 Replies

Featured Tech Videos