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[ale] [ale-admin] Xenix fs

JTP927 at aol.com wrote:
> ALE,
> I've run into a dead end with find help on this problem & maybe someone in the
> ALE can help out.
> I have RedHat 5.2 running at work and I need to access data on a hard drive
> that comes from a Xenix system.
> At the root prompt, I type "mount -t xenix /dev/hdb  /mnt/xenix" and get the
> msg "mount: fs not supported by kernel".
> According to O'Reilly's "Running Linux", page 148, Linux should be able to
> access the data on such a drive.
> Do I need to rebuild the kernel and recompile?? Any help would be much
> appreciated.

This is probably the case.  I don't think that standard installs support
this file system.  You will probably have to recompile a new kernel, or
at least create a module for this file system.

> J

Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at denali.atlnet.com

You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????