Mounting ULTRIX CDROMs on Linux
mdehling at gmail.com
Thu May 20 15:11:16 CDT 2021
On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 02:01:21PM -0600, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 1:56 PM Antonio Carlini via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > I'm running Linux Mint (an ubuntu derivative) and I want to mount ULTRIX
> > CDROM discs to see what I can see.
> > (I'm eventually going to image these, but I presume that will "just
> > work" with dd or ddrescue).
> > They are supposed to be UFS format (according to the net) and that
> > usually means you have to tell mount exactly which option to use (as not
> > all UFS implementations are compatible).
> > I've tried (all the options I can find) and failed:
> > $ sudo mount -t ufs -o ufstype=44bsd /dev/sr1 /tmp/mount
> 44bsd is likely too new. ufstype=old or =sunos or =sun might work.
I just tried on an Ultrix 4.5 ISO and I was able to mount it with
ufstype=old or without a ufstype option.
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