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Old 11 September 2013, 06:06   #1
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Mounting ADF floppy image under Linux

Hey,

Probably everyone knows this, but hey I just discovered it and felt like sharing :-)

Say you have test.adf in your current dir in linux.
Code:
mkdir foo
sudo mount -t affs -o loop test.adf foo
There adf mounted.
ls, rm, cp everything.

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Old 11 September 2013, 15:31   #2
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Oh, cool. I didn't know that there is a FFS filesystem in the linux kernel. This is great news since I try to move away from windows as my cross-dev host.
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Old 25 September 2013, 23:21   #3
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reading this, I guessed that I had been using AFFS since like 1995 under Linux. I checked it up:
1 /*
2 * linux/fs/affs/amigaffs.c
3 *
4 * (c) 1996 Hans-Joachim Widmaier - Rewritten
5 *
6 * (C) 1993 Ray Burr - Amiga FFS filesystem.
7 *
8 * Please send bug reports to: hjw@zvw.de
9 */

Guess I remembered correctly

http://lxr.free-electrons.com/source/fs/affs/
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Old 26 September 2013, 19:27   #4
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I am sorry to say but...it's readonly (or I haven't found a way to mount it r/w)

So ls and cp are ok (when cp's from is in adf) but rm (or anything that writes) is out.

Still useful, though
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Old 27 September 2013, 00:02   #5
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lol. Ok, got it.

chmod 666 test.adf

and write now works (from root at least)
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