Re: Trouble with affs filesystem on SCSI disk

Andries Brouwer (
Sat, 13 Jul 1996 22:25:56 GMT (DE SMET Olivier) writes:

: I just received an Asus SC200 scsi board (with NCR53C810 chip)
: and I tried to mount some Amiga (affs) partitions from 2 SCSI
: disk (one is SCSI-1, the other is SCSI-2).

: With linux-2.0.5, the disks are detected with the right parameters
: but when scanning them, linux just say

: sda : unknown partition
: sdb : unknown partition

: Did I need some patches to see the affs partition scheme or is the
: driver affs only for IDE disks ? (I know the affs is experimental)

A partition table is not a file system.
If there is no partition table (check with fdisk), maybe you can mount
the entire disk?
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/affs.txt and mount.8 from
the latest mount release (2.5k) describe the mount options.