USB Thumb Drive
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Wed Dec 1 18:10:33 UTC 2010
On Wed, 1 Dec 2010 17:00:00 +0000
Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> articulated:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2010 11:47:26 -0500
> Chris Brennan <xaero at xaerolimit.net> wrote:
> > [root at BlackDragon [~]# kldload ntfs (just so I can read from the
> > device and copy what I wanted off it)
> > [root at BlackDragon [~]# mount -t ntfs /dev/da0 /mnt/thumb
> > mount_ntfs: /dev/da0: Invalid argument
> I think Windows defaults to FAT32 on removable drives, so you might
> need to use '-t msdosfs' instead. In newer versions of Windows you can
> also format disks using exFAT which I don't believe is supported in
> the open source world yet.
I believe that exFAT is the default in Windows 7. In any case, there is
no support for it in FreeBSD; although I believe there is support,
rudimentary perhaps, in Linux.
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