[lug] vfat Doesn't Work With Windows 2000

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Sat Nov 2 22:27:48 MST 2002

SoloCDM wrote:

> I have Linux Mandrake release 8.0 with Kernel 2.2.20-9.2mdk.
> The vfat isn't able to read any Windows 2000 diskettes.  What needs
> to be done to update vfat?
If it is compiled in (either directly or as a module), linux has no 
problem reading either fat32 (of various flavors) or ntfs. If a win2k 
floppy is unreadable, perhaps encryption was turned on for the floppy? 
mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy.

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi.com

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