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Old 12-30-2002, 07:50 AM   #1
vimalkumar_v
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Question kernel 2.4.2-2 doesnt support vfat????


My system runs a win98/RH 7.1 dual boot..I am not able to access the windows partition..from Linux..it says 'fs type vfat not supported by kernel .The same happens when i try to access my floppy...my kernel version is 2.4.2-2.Can somebody help me solve this issue..thanks..
 
Old 12-30-2002, 08:02 AM   #2
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judging from your other post about sound not working it looks like your kernel is missing some important bits.

Best to download another kernel or install the one from the CD again
 
Old 12-30-2002, 03:05 PM   #3
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Erm

You have to compile vfat support into the kernel before you can mount vfat filesystems. Btw, don't try and mount the floppy as vfat, just do: mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy.
 
Old 12-31-2002, 04:54 AM   #4
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Thanks niknah and ph0rse......i solved it...by recompiling the kernel once again...
 
  


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