Re: ext2 in a dos file/partition
Alan Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 6 Mar 1996 11:22:59 +0000 (GMT)
> When I worked on vax/vms years ago, we had a similar thing, it was called a
> "virtual disk"; the file in which it lived was called a "container file".
> (It's very similar to the CVS of drvspace and stacker). You could mount the
> virtual disk, format it, etc. just as if it was a real disk.
See the loopfs in the current kernel. I don't know if it works over the top
of MSDOS, but I've been using it for various things - like trying to debug
a cpmfs for Linux.