mounting ext2fs

Matthias Apitz guru at
Thu Apr 19 18:59:26 UTC 2012

El día Thursday, April 19, 2012 a las 08:29:52AM -0600, Warren Block escribió:

> On Thu, 19 Apr 2012, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > the problem with (this) cardreader seems to be that the card must
> > already inserted at boot time; a later switch to another card, for
> > example from a card with 'msdosfs' to a card with 'ext2fs', gives the
> > problem in my first mail; don't know if this is a bug or feature :-)
> Try forced retasting after loading a card.
>    true > /dev/da0

What do you expect exactly from this command? The actual shell will open
/dev/da0 for writing + truncating and will connect (dup) its fd 1 to it;
then it will execute 'true', perhaps as buit-in; so what?


Matthias Apitz
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