Re: mount trouble with MSDOS fs
/proc/filesystems shows that msdos, vfat are
present. I definitely compiled them into the
kernel sometime back.
The error msg is:
# mount -t msdos /dev/hda1 /mnt
[MS-DOS FS Rel. 12, FAT 16, check=n,conv=b,uid=0, ...]
Translation block size = 512
VFS: Can't find a valid MSDOS filesystem on dev
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda1
or too many mounted filesystems
----Original Message Follows----
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 16:30:29 +1100
From: Hamish Moffatt <email@example.com>
To: Charles Read <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: mount trouble with MSDOS fs
On Thu, Dec 04, 1997 at 09:00:21PM -0600, Charles Read wrote:
> A while back, I reported that
> # mount -t msdos /dev/hda1 /mnt
> was not working. Someone said that
> running Norton Disk Doctor on /dev/hda1 (C:)
> from within Win95 resolved a similar problem.
> So I ran Norton Disk Doctor on /dev/hda1.
> It corrected a minor problem, but the mount
> command *still* does not work within Linux.
No kernel support? You need to have the fat and msdos modules installed,
or compiled in. (fat is a base for both msdos and vfat). What's the
message you're getting?
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