[OpenAFS] Re: openafs does not put a [correct] value in fsinfo.f_type?
Sun, 24 Dec 2006 23:59:01 -0800
Marcus Watts <email@example.com> writes:
>> Yes. So why is AFS reporting 0x0000 if that isn't "its magic"?
> linux reports 0 for AFS because that is what it is programmed to do.
(the implied question here is "why was it programmed that way?")
> This is on or around line 421 in file src/afs/LINUX/osi_vfsops.c
> statp->f_type = 0; /* Can we get a real type sometime? */
This is unfortunate. On Linux (unlike MacOS and the BSDs), this field
is the one and only reliable way to determine what type of filesystem
a file sits on.