[linux-audio-user] kernel upgrade issues

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sat May 7 22:11:11 EDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 18:27 -0700, Noah Roberts wrote:
> On 5/7/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 16:32 -0700, Noah Roberts wrote:
> > > I installed 12-rc4 and am so far happy except the thumb drive thing.
> > > I have narrowed it down to thumb drives formatted in msdos fat or
> > > vfat.  I can mount a thumb drive in ext2 and reiser but not fat.  So I
> > > am trying for help in comp.os.linux.misc since this part isn't an
> > > audio issue.  If anyone here knows anything though...
> > 
> > Did you make sure the new kernel has msdos and vfat support compiled in?
> Of course not.  I made modules and loaded them.

OK.  What exactly are the symptoms when you go to mount the thumb drive?

Apparently there was an issue with some partition types not being
recognized, that should be fixed for 2.6.12.  But that should not
prevent you from mounting msdos & vfat partitions.


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