[CentOS] How to add System V Filesystem to Centos?

Tue Feb 7 01:04:43 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Mon, 2006-02-06 at 17:45 -0700, Mace Eliason wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working on a project where I have to move some parts files from an 
> old Unix server. I have tared the files to floppy disc, but I can't 
> mount them.
> After doing some reasearch I have found that the SCO Unix ver 3.2 uses a 
> System V filesystem I think. From the article that I have read I need to 
> add this filesystem to my kernel to be able to mount and read the floppy 
> discs.
> Can anyone help me with this I have never recomipled my kernel before.
> Then I should be able to use
> # mount -t sysv /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
> I have found in the .config file under misc filesystems that I can turn 
> on sysv filesytem. I am not sure what to do after that.  Is it better to 
> make it a module or to compileit into the kernel?
> kernel
> as a modual
> If I go the modual way where do I find the modual?  I would use modprobe 
> to install it right?
> What commands do you run to recompile the kernel?  Do I run
> make menuconfig?
> I have been reading alot but not finding what I need.  I have a fresh 
> install off Centos 4.2 just for this purpose so if I mess it up that s 
> okay I will start again.
> I am sure this is so simple once you have done it once. 

Is there no network connection to the old server.  There are tons of
ways to move files (ftp, nfs, scp, sftp) that don't require you to
recompile your kernel.
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