Quoting Dag-Erling Sm=F8rgrav :
> Craig Rodrigues writes:
>> I've come up with a patch that does this, by interpreting
>> an fstype of "" as:
>> - starting with "ufs", iterate over all the local filesystem types
>> that we know about, and try to mount the device

>
> What about cases where there may be several matching file systems?
> For instance, a clean ext3 file system is also a valid ext2 file
> system (and vice versa).


I've also seen cases where a partition is formatted FAT32, then
newfs'ed [ufs] under FreeBSD, but still mount-able as FAT32. (Windows
will in fact automount such partitions even if the partition type is
165. grr..)

JN

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