newfs creates backup super-blocks across the filesystem. UnfortunatelyQuote:>All right...I'm giving the internals newsgroup a try...I seem to get
>dead air from anywhere else on this question, either no one knows
>what I'm talking about, or no one knows the answer.
>I have created several sys v/386 filesystems on 5 1/4" and 3 1/2" dkts,
>after they were formatted with msdos 5.
>I'm creating utilities to read the diskettes from other operating systems,
>the superblock for the dkt seems to move about the diskette though. I believe
>it should be located in Block 0, offset 512. I have found it in sectors 12,
>18, 2, and I suspect if I keep trying I could keep finding it in various
>Is there an explanation??? Is msdos screwing up the diskette?
I don't know what "scheme" it uses. (This is certainly true for BSD newfs).
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