Unable to mount FAT16 partition (Invalid Argument)

Andrea Venturoli ml at netfence.it
Mon Mar 25 14:21:48 UTC 2019

On 3/25/19 2:42 AM, Peter Erickson wrote:
> I'm hoping to get some assistance mounting a FAT (FAT16?) partition 
> created by the VMware ESXi installer (version 6.7.0). Every attempt to 
> mount it on 11.2-RELEASE-p4, results in an "Invalid argument" error, 
> without much to indicate what is wrong or how to resolve it. Any advice 
> or direction would be much appreciated.

I've had this problem in the past and solved using "-o large".
According to the man page this shouldn't be your case (and I don't 
remember how big a partition I was trying to mount), but, for the price, 
it's worth trying :)



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