mount: /dev/da0p1: Invalid argument

Polytropon freebsd at
Sat Feb 9 12:11:54 UTC 2013

On Fri, 8 Feb 2013 08:07:12 -0500 (EST), Chris Hill wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
>   [ snip ]
> > So what is the advice for transferring data
> > via USB in such cases? Any other gpart partition
> > I could use?
> I've always used FAT32 for thumb drives and the like. I don't know if 
> the SPARC would be able to use it, but FAT32 seems like it's most likely 
> to be usable by the largest number of different platforms.

While this may work for "ordinary purposes", it can cause
trouble due to limitations of file name length, possibly
also characters in file names, and maximum file sizes. If
those factors are not triggered, it seems to be okay.

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