Re: file system vfat
What does compiling vfat support into your kernel do for you? I only
ask because I don't have it, but I do mount my Windows95 drives under
linux, and I seem to be able to use them ok (except for permissions,
which I suppose don't exist on them)
Alan Tam wrote:
> The kernel comes with Debian was not configured with vfat support. During
> boot time mount is processed before kerneld, therefore you can't mount vfat file
> systems before kerneld is processed. After login (before login, kerneld is
> processed) then you can mount the vfats.
> To have the vfat support at boot time compile your kernel with answers to make
> config (or make menuconfig | make xconfig) as follows:
> fat fs support y
> msdos fs support y
> vfat fs support y
> nls codepage 437 m
> nls iso8859-1 m
> Jelmar Andree wrote:
> > hello,
> > when booting I get the message vfat not supported by the kernel.
> > when I'm logged in and do as root mount /dosc there is no problem.
> > I've ofcourse in my fstab mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /dosc ....etc.
> > how is that possible and what to change so by booting the
> > windows-partities will be mounted?
> > Jelmar
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