Large msdosfs disk will not mount on RELENG_6
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Nov 28 09:56:19 PST 2006
Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Well, the mentioned problems (running out of kernel memory
> and NFS export difficulties) can occur with msdosfs file
> systems of any size, including ones that are smaller than
> 128 GB. It would be really annoying to not be able to
> mount a USB stick with a lot of files on a machine with
> small RAM (it could panic the machine without warning).
I'm afraid that part of my mail was wrong. If the file
system is smaller than 128 GB, the mapping table is not
used, even if MSDOSFS_LARGE is enabled in the kernel.
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