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Re: Debian+umsdos (fwd)

I've heard other reports of UMSDOS interacting badly with W95's long
filename stuff.  I'd put it down as a `backup first' thing for now -
though I don't use either of them.

>   umsdos with windows '95 filesystem might be a problem...  With
>   linux's msdos-fs I were not able to delete a directory; only got
>   'directory is not empty'-message even the directory were empty.
>Are you sure this is because of w95?
>You can also get a directory into this state using a vanilla dos file
>system.  Umsdos has some race conditions in it that can fail to
>remove some of the guts of links -- these will prevent the directory
>from being removed until the directory has been cleaned up
>(e.g. mount it as an msdos file system, then use rm -rf).

Richard Kettlewell richard@uk.geeks.org http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/

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