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Re: Long FAT filenames and Linux ?

On Mon, 8 Sep 1997, Michael Legart wrote:

> Hi !
> > You probably also have msdos fs support which is operating by default.
> > Have you tried specifying the vfat type in your mount command?
> Yea, I did have msdos fs support, but I disabled that - compiled and 
> installed the kernel again. But it still doesn't work ! I have 
> selected vfat fs support in the configuration. I have a 2.0.30 
> kernel. If I write mount -t vfat ... I just get the error-message, 
> that the kernel doesn't support vfat! Is there a way to see which 
> options the kernel is compiled with ?

Look at /usr/src/linux/.config for the current settings.  You must specify
fat in addition to vfat:


I don't believe setting CONFIG_MSDOS_FS=n would be a problem, however.


Bob Nielsen                 Internet: nielsen@primenet.com
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