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uhhh [Dec. 16th, 2004|11:19 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
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Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 11:42:48 +0530
From: ....
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Magic Number for New File system

Hi All,

We are planning to write a new file system for our requirements. Is
there any standard way to allocate a magic number for this new file
system? Also how to go about writing the new file system?

thanks and regards,
Ravi
I think a magic number is the least of his problems.
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[User Picture]From: killhamster
2004-12-17 07:39 am (UTC)
this guy's going places!
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[User Picture]From: supersat
2004-12-17 08:16 am (UTC)
Heh. I wonder if anyone will tell him to use 0x0001D107.
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[User Picture]From: jwz
2004-12-17 09:26 am (UTC)
I think the magic number he's looking for is pi. The implementation of his file system is in there somewhere, right?
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[User Picture]From: quelrod
2004-12-17 05:13 pm (UTC)
+1 Funny
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[User Picture]From: notjohndavid
2004-12-17 12:32 pm (UTC)
I've been thinking about designing a new automobile for my companies specific needs. It will be light weight, get great gas milage and have a large cargo area to haul things around. My question is how much air pressure should we use in the tires? Also, how do you go about building a car?
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From: e_carter
2004-12-17 12:45 pm (UTC)

Perhaps someone should let him know...

The 'Magic Number' of 42 could solve some of his issue...

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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2004-12-17 11:58 pm (UTC)
Clearly the preferred storage medium for this file system will be magic beans. And if you need to expand the file system, you just plant them.
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From: e_carter
2004-12-18 04:03 pm (UTC)
"thanks and regards, I am Ravi."

"Hello"

"We are planning to write a new file system for our requirements."

-Then why did you have to cast Magic Number?- ?!??

Roll the dice to see if I created a new file system yet.
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