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Old 05-04-2004, 01:23 AM   #1
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Unhappy Need Some Guidence

what does this mean?
[mntent]: warning: no final newline at the end of /etc/fstab

and I thought RH9 Supported fat32 as vfat

Old 05-04-2004, 02:27 AM   #2
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Based on what you've posted perhaps you just need to add a final newline (aka carriage return) at the end of the last line in the file. Can you describe the context of this issue in more detail? -- J.W.
Old 05-04-2004, 11:54 AM   #3
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I partitioned my hard drive to be to for two File systems
I tried to format: mkfs.vfat, it says attempting to create a too large file system. and them it puts up a new promyt. it seems like nothing happens.
I tried to mount the new filesytem and it says " filesystem not supported by kernal. " and as for the /etc/fstab

I work on this machine though SSH and I hit enter after I was done putting in the new line so i assumed it was there.

I am very new to linux I catch on quick but some time get a little stuck
Old 05-04-2004, 12:40 PM   #4
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cat /proc/filesystems will tell you which filesystems are supported by the kernel, if vfat isn't supported you will need to recompile your kernel.

Old 05-04-2004, 09:04 PM   #5
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ok vfat is listed but, what does 'nodev' mean in front of some of the listed filesystem?

vfat is not one of them but just to know.

sorry, I am a WinDoze guy trying to repent and reform.


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