How do I access external USB fat32 160 GB drive?
jhorne at dfwlp.org
Fri Aug 18 18:03:15 UTC 2006
> When I try to mount the drive with mount_msdos it tells me the filsystem
> is to big. The drive consists av a single fat32 partition.
> Windows can access it so it must be possible in FreeBSD too. I read
> about recompiling the kernel with option MSDOSFS_LARGE. But that option
> seems to be gone i GENERIC now.
you have to change the MSDOSFS to MSDOSFS_LARGE. i did it on one of my
systems, and it works fine (however, ive heard hearsay that its not
enabled by default due to stability issues when it has too may files in
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