USB can't mount msdosfs drive

Jerry jerry at
Wed Jun 5 21:47:22 UTC 2013

On Wed, 5 Jun 2013 16:12:59 -0400
Joseph Mays articulated:

> Yes. It's one of several thumb drives that were mounted in the back
> of some linux machines at remote sites we help a customer with. The
> client is unsure what was on them, but needs to know. We asked them
> to gather them up and stick them into usb ports on a freebsd machine
> we have access to and manage at their location (in another state).
> Most of them I got mounted as either msdosfs, or ufs, or ntfs, or
> extfs2, and was able to get the data off them. This thumb drive is
> one of two holdouts.

Is it possible that they are petitioned as exFAT (Extended File
Allocation Table) drives? That is how I partition all of my flash drives.

Jerry ♔

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