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Matthew Wilcox
Sat, 22 Jul 2000 07:56:53 -0400

On Fri, Jul 21, 2000 at 01:06:33PM -0500, borislav dzodzo wrote:
> hi i found some of your posts on 
> and i thought you might know if 
> there already exists a linux version of fsck for 
> under pa-risc for HFS (not apple but HewlettPackard).

HP's HFS is a BSD Fast Filesystem (FFS) derivative.  There are a few
minor differences, but they are very closely related.  By studying the
HP-specific magic numbers added to recent 2.3/4 series kernels, you should
have no problem making a fsck.ufs or fsck.ffs work on Linux.  If anyone
can find one, let me know, and a mkfs would also be useful to have.

> if not... could you please tell me where are some good specs on
> HFS so that i could write my own.

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