Problems mounting msdosfs

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Mar 9 13:00:51 UTC 2006


Jakob Breivik Grimstveit <jakob at grimstveit.no> writes:

> I'm still experiencing same problems Christer Solskogen reported two years
> ago on FreeBSD 5.2.1 with msdosfs mount failure upon boot making it go into
> single-user-mode (having to press enter (into shell) and ctrl+d (to continue
> booting) to get box up after reboot:
> 
> http://groups.google.no/group/mailing.freebsd.current/browse_thread/thread/4e660419935ea6e5/80580ef045e0e1d1
> 
> However, doing a `mount -a` after boot brings them both in.
> 
> I have the following in my fstab:
> 
> $ grep msdosfs /etc/fstab  
> /dev/ad4s5 /mnt/share1 msdosfs rw 2 2
> /dev/ad4s6 /mnt/share2 msdosfs rw 2 2
> 
> $ uname -r
> 5.4-RELEASE-p7
> 
> $ grep 'boot.c' /usr/src/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/boot.c 
> __RCSID("$NetBSD: boot.c,v 1.9 2003/07/24 19:25:46 ws Exp $");
>   "$FreeBSD: src/sbin/fsck_msdosfs/boot.c,v 1.4 2004/04/20 11:41:57 tjr Exp
> $";
> 
> Any suggestions as to what to do with this?

Maybe it's having trouble loading the msdosfs kernel module before
boot?  Try building that into your kernel.


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