Re: VFAT: Very stupid question
---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Harald Dunkel" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: greg <email@example.com>
Cc: debian-amd64 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 09:58:39 +0200
Subject: Re: VFAT: Very stupid question
> Hi Greg,
> greg wrote:
> I had a similar problem with my USB stick. The reason
> was that the stick was formatted with very unusual
> I would suggest to use fdisk on linux (amd64 should do)
> to erase the partition table and to create a new partition.
> Then format it using mkfs.msdos.
That's the first thing I've tried :/ fdisk /dev/sda works perfectly, mkfs.msdos too (I can read the
key on another computer, linux or windows).
> > So here is my question: is there someone here, who can mount VFAT or FAT with the
> > kernel-image-2.6.8-amd64 ?
> To verify the FAT filesystem on your machine you could
> create a filesystem in an image file, e.g.:
I just tried this test method, and the same error message appears. Damn. I there a debug level I
could switch somewhere ?