RE: fat32 in installation vfat module?
Ehm, AFAIK there is no fat32 module for linux available.So what should
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> From: Matt Thompson [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 1997 8:04 AM
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> Subject: fat32 in installation vfat module?
> I hope it's not inappropriate to cross-post this. I thought it
> relevant to both groups.
> I'm interested in submitting a 'Beginner's Debian Installation Guide'
> some sort. I have about 80% of the framework of one completed, but am
> concerned about the lack of fat32 support. As is stands, if someone
> has a
> new computer formatted in fat32, they would have to format a fat16
> partition to download the packages into. the vfat module in the
> installation process won't allow a fat32 partition to be mounted and
> base-install doesn't have full ppp support for dialup.
> I'm afraid I'm no programmer, I'm a user trying to learn as much as I
> and help out, if possible. I don't know how difficult it would be to
> the installation vfat module fat32 compliant. I would, however, like
> submit a document for review.
> Should I submit one based on the current situation, or could the
> module be
> 'patched'? I would be very appreciative to hear any opinion on this,
> how such a document might be received.
> TIA for your consideration :)
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