[haiku-development] Re: Writing a filesystem driver

  • From: Skar Cat <skarmiglione.sk4r@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:35:09 -0500

IS GOOD IDEA... i supose now with this try you can handle  floppy, because
if i not wrong haiku have not a floppy handle...this could be
good...Congrats!

2009/10/19 Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I'm willing to learn a little more about haiku than just the boring
> > localization part.
>
> Completely understandable, and I hope you made it home in time for
> school :-)
>
> > I'd like to write a driver to read floppies (or floppies images) from
> > my old Amstrad CPC. I have all the needed information on the
> > filesystem structure, but I don't really know where to start...
> > I know I have to write a physical layer to handle the floppy itself
> > if
> > I want so, but I should be able to work on imagefiles. I also have to
> > write a filesystem add on, but no idea where to start. Which one
> > should I look at to get an overview of how it's done ?
>
> Of course, it doesn't matter if you continue François' floppy driver or
> start with the file system first (to work on images as a start), but if
> you start with file systems, I would suggest that you look at a simple
> (possibly even read-only) file system like ext2, or cdda.
>
> Bye,
>    Axel.
>
>
>

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