Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 36637
mkdosfs or the kernel or both are horked
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
(strace it and you'll see what its doing!)
% mkdosfs /dev/hda1
% mount -t msdos /dev/hda1 /mnt
[Reports no DOS fs there]
If I then boot DOS 6.21 and use the DOSfs it is seen but corrupts itself
rapidly making me suspect it was created incorrectly.
bug #1 was a bug in argument parsing I have just fixed.
Can't duplicate bug #2 with kernel 2.4.2-2 and newer dosfstools 2.7 that I have just
packaged, so I am going to assume the problem has been rectified with this much
Cool, I'll rerun the test cases I have (DOS 6.21 is #1 and the scond test case
is HP digital cameras).once I see the package out