Boot File System
|Developer(s)||Bell Labs|
|Full name||Boot File System|
|Introduced||with UNIX System V|
|Partition identifier||0x63 (MBR)|
|Directory contents||single inode table|
|File allocation||16-bit inodes|
|Max. filename length||14 characters|
|Supported operating systems||UnixWare|
It does not support directories, and only allows contiguous allocation for files, to make it simpler to be used by the boot loader.
He documented the file system layout as part of the process.
The original BFS was written at AT&T Bell Laboratories for the UNIX System V, Version 4.0 porting base in 1986. It was written by Ron Schnell, who is also the author of Dunnet (game).