Bug 4931 - feature request: FAT32 support in mkdosfs
Summary: feature request: FAT32 support in mkdosfs
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkdosfs (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-09-05 22:10 UTC by Jay Berkenbilt
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-23 03:48:18 UTC
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Description Jay Berkenbilt 1999-09-05 22:10:34 UTC
A version of mkdosfs with FAT32 support can be found at
ftp://bmrc.berkeley.edu/linux/fat32/mkdossf-0.4.1.tar.gz
This is the yggdrasil mkdosfs modified by Gordon Chaffee who
wrote much of the FAT32 code in the kernel.  I have been
using it for some time with no problems.  I think it would
be nice if the default mkdosfs in RedHat Linux knew how to
create FAT32 file systems.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-09-07 17:36:59 UTC
Thank you for the enhancement request. It has been forwarded on to a
developer for review.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-09-23 03:48:59 UTC
we switched to dosfsutils for our next release. SO it will get fixed
in the next release.


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