Re: [nslu2-linux] FAT32 support
- John, feel free to add that to OpenSlug.
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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