Re: MO-Drive under 2.4.7 usinf vfat

From: Steven Walter (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 11:17:33 EST

On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 03:26:58PM +0200, Detlev Offenbach wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have just tested the new 2.4.7 kernel to see, whether it now works with a
> MO-Drive using the vfat filesystem. Unfortunately it still doesn't. Mounting
> a disk and writing to it is ok. However, when I try to read a file off the
> disk, the program crashes with a Segmentation fault and I get a oops in the
> messages file (see attachment). I tried ksymoops on this file, but either I
> did something wrong or it couldn't analyse it.
> I hope, this issue will be fixed soon cause I would like to switch over to
> the 2.4 kernel series without scratching my set of MO-disks.

You might try the -ac series. I recall 2048 byte blocks being
implemented in its version of vfat (which is likely the problem you're
hitting). Perhaps that particular patch hasn't made it to Linus' tree,

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