Re: [reiserfs-list] [PATCH/URL] Endian Safe ReiserFS

From: Hans Reiser (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 14:56:36 EST

Jeff Mahoney wrote:

> I've just completed my port of ReiserFS to be endian safe. The patch
> has been tested successfully on x86 (UP/SMP), ppc (UP/SMP), and
> UltraSparc (UP). I've received reports that it also works successfully
> on mips (UP).
> The patch preserves the little-endian disk format, so a disk can be
> moved across architectures. The on-disk format has not been altered, so
> the code can be patched in without disruption to users with existing
> reiserfs filesystems (like myself :)). There are no VFS changes.
> Due to the patches affecting all of ReiserFS, the patch is quite
> large (180K), and so in the interests of preserving bandwidth for
> everyone, I've decided to post a URL to the patch instead.
> The patch can be found at:
> More information, including the endian safe utiltities, can be found
> at
> -Jeff

You might consider sending the patch to the maintainer of ReiserFS.


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