mounting msdosfs

Tim Robbins tjr at
Sat Apr 17 19:41:59 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 10:56:55AM +0200, Christer Solskogen wrote:

> I got two msdosfs(fat32) partitions on my machine.
> I can mount them without any problems, but fsck wont work.
> # fsck_msdosfs /dev/ad0s5
> ** /dev/ad0s5
> backup doesn't compare to primary bootblock
> I did a clean FreeBSD 5.2.1 install(not upgraded or anything)
> Since mounting them, and using them goes well I guess almost everything
> is alright. Is there a way of spesifying to not fsck them at boot, but
> mount them?
> Hm, i think i remember netbsd had a simular problem, but it got fixed.
> But I`m not sure if it would work on FreeBSD.

That fix looks reasonable. I'll see if I can get around to merging
this and any other useful fixes from NetBSD later tonight.


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