>>I don't have access to a x86 Solaris box. Can someone tell me if an
>>external disk (say connected through USB) with a solaris UFS
>>filesystem made on a x86 solaris box can be read directly on a sparc
>>solaris box ? What about the opposite ?
> No to either situation.
> The machines are different endian, and the file systems aren't written
> to be endian-agnostic.
And even if they were, I don't know that either one has support for the
other architecture's disk labels.
Assuming support were added to each system for the foriegn architecture
UFS, does anyone know how hard it would be to access such on real disks
(using x86 partitions and SPARC VTOCs)?
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