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Old 08-16-2004, 01:57 AM   #1
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cant rename directories

i was trying to rename a directoy makeing it lowercase useing mv like this
mv Testing testing
but then it gave me an error saying i cannot move testing into a subdirectory of itself, is this because i am trying to do that on a fat32 partition? also are there any other ways of renameing files that might work?
Old 08-16-2004, 09:24 AM   #2
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is this because i am trying to do that on a fat32 partition?

Yes exactly... To do that on a vfat partition, you need to mount it with the "posix" option. See man mount for more details



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