change file creation time on msdosfs

Isamu Onoda onoda11 at
Fri Aug 27 04:13:13 UTC 2010

Hi Dominic,

Did you tried "ls -lu" or "ls -lc" to check the time stamp?
In some of the format, unix does not support getting those information.

If you still want to try, using fsdb command, and modifying file
system itself may work.
Use mtime/ctime/atime built-in command whichever you want to change.

[man of  fsdb]

Isamu Onoda

Isamu Onoda
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2010/8/27 Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at>:
> I need to change the file creation time of some files on an
> msdosfs file system.
> Is there any other way to do this than copying the file and deleting
> the original? The usual suspects like touch and mv do not work.
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