cvs commit: src/sys/fs/msdosfs msdosfs_vfsops.c

LI Xin delphij at
Mon Jul 23 10:26:16 UTC 2007

Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> Bruce Evans wrote:
>> bde         2007-07-23 07:10:17 UTC
>>   FreeBSD src repository
>>   Modified files:
>>     sys/fs/msdosfs       msdosfs_vfsops.c   Log:
>>   Make using msdosfs as the root file system sort of work:
> In case anyone is wondering 'Why the hell would anyone wish to do this?'
> consider the case of various embedded systems and small devices where
> the medium is pre-formatted as MS-DOS. or where the format on the medium
> is tied to MS-DOS for other reasons. And it'll also let you boot FreeBSD
> from your digital camera if your hard disk fails.

Do we have a msdosfs compatible loader(8)? =-)

BTW.  This sounds like that we can install FreeBSD and Windows
side-by-side in the same FAT partition?

Xin LI <delphij at>
FreeBSD - The Power to Serve!

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