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Re: How do access hda, fd0, etc. ?

>      Several people have suggested mounting the dos partition with:
> mount -t msdos /dev/hda1 /mnt
>      If any text files are involved, the different newline characters in
> and linux can cause problems.  Adding the conversion option to the file
> system specification in the mount command can reduce that problem.  Try:
> mount -t msdos -o defaults,conv=auto /dev/hda1 /mnt

I think the 'conv=auto' options is now default for msdos
and vfat file systems. If sometimes you *don't* want this,
like for copying binary files without risk, you need to
add 'conv=noauto' or something else.

Alexander Gieg

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