Matthew Kirkwood (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 11:52:19 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Riley Williams wrote:

> >> Note that I'm not advocating that either IDE or SCSI have to be
> >> selected, just that if neither is selected, then few of the file
> >> systems make any sense...
> > It's not that easy. You can have ext2 filesystems on ROM devices...
> Only if the ROMfs is selected, whether "M" or "Y" is irrelevant...

ext2 and romfs are separate, independant filesystems.

> > ...or a network block device.
> You sure of that? I understood that NFS didnae use any of the other
> file systems as it's a file system in its own right...

nfs is a filesystem. nbd is a block device. They are independant.


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