[Coco] Linux RBF filesystem support
snhirsch at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 07:49:38 EDT 2008
On Sun, 19 Oct 2008, James Dessart wrote:
> On 10/19/08, John W. Linville <linville at tuxdriver.com> wrote:
>> If you decide to pick-up an RBF project, it would probably be best if
>> it were turned into a FUSE filesystem. That would have the benefit
>> of not needing to either patch new kernels or to keep-up with changing
>> internal kernel APIs.
> Plus it could be made to run on Mac OS X, which I think a few of us
> use. It'd be nice to have FUSE drivers for both RS-DOS format and RBF.
> It'd make using CoCo images so much easier. Perhaps even read-only
> support for casette images.
In general, I agree completely. However, the RBF module seems to be
actively maintained and was recently updated for 2.6.24+ kernels.
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