Gulli: no it wouldn't. It would cause massive breakage in RISC OS and its apps. The issue in this case has long since been resolved, it's just LanManFS does a very poor job of adhering to the solution.
Techie docs for mystery Acorn CAD workstation surface Documentation for Acorn's 1988 prototype 'high end' technical publishing workstation have been scanned and published online by collector-of-old-kit Chris Why. The A680 was an advanced Archimedes-series machine that ran Acorn's Unix attempt, RISC iX. It was initially powered by a 25MHz ARM2 and had a 67MB hard disc with up to 8MB of RAM and a monochrome display. 5 comments, latest by davidb on 12/12/08 8:16PM. Published: 10 Dec 2008