Bug 4931 - feature request: FAT32 support in mkdosfs
feature request: FAT32 support in mkdosfs
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkdosfs (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-09-05 18:10 EDT by Jay Berkenbilt
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-22 23:48:18 EDT
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Description Jay Berkenbilt 1999-09-05 18:10:34 EDT
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 13:36:59 EDT
Thank you for the enhancement request. It has been forwarded on to a
developer for review.
Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 1999-09-22 23:48:59 EDT
we switched to dosfsutils for our next release. SO it will get fixed
in the next release.

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