fat32 question

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 05:37:15 UTC 2015

On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 12:55 AM, Zoran Kolic <zkolic at sbb.rs> wrote:

> I have a device to which I'd like to connect otg cable
> and insert 16gb usb stick. Tried "newfs_msdos -F32 /dev/da0".

This was probably a mistake; USB sticks are partitioned, and you wiped out
the partition table by using da0 instead of e.g. da0s1. Most other systems
--- and automount utilities even for FreeBSD --- won't understand it any

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