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Re: [nslu2-linux] FAT32 support

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  • Rod Whitby
    John, feel free to add that to OpenSlug. -- Rod
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 29, 2005
      John, feel free to add that to OpenSlug.

      -- Rod

      On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 14:19:03 -0800, John Bowler <jbowler@...> wrote:
      > From: Tommy B [mailto:gentoo@...]
      > >Ross Ellman wrote:
      > >>Im really keen on being able to use FAT32 formatted drives with openslug
      > when it becomes openly
      > >>available for a "day tripper" like me.
      > >However, as a second disk or mount point I'll will likely be
      > >available with the beta or can easily be setup.
      >
      > At present CONFIG_MSDOS_FS and CONFIG_VFAT_FS are not set in
      > in the kernel config - they almost certainly should be set to
      > "m" and the modules placed into the openslug RDEPENDS list so
      > that they are there by default.
      >
      > Once this is done it should just be a matter of entering the
      > disk into /etc/fstab with the correct file system type - the
      > kernel should autoload the module as required. It's also
      > possible to insert the module on boot then the disk will be
      > auto-recognised as VFAT (FAT32).
      >
      > The auto-load of the fs module (as a result of it being required
      > by the /etc/fstab entry) works fine for me with a reiser4 partition.
      > I.e. all I had to do was make the entry in fstab then everything
      > worked fine.
      >
      > John Bowler <jbowler@...>
      >
      >
      >
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