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Date:      Wed, 5 Jun 2013 13:47:32 -0400
From:      "Joseph Mays" <mays@win.net>
To:        "Tijl Coosemans" <tijl@coosemans.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: USB can't mount msdosfs drive
Message-ID:  <AB00435AEF0C4C87B03652E1B2721A4A@Gantry>
In-Reply-To: <51AF7730.7060306@coosemans.org>
References:  <57757F5DB92D498C83D93D04BA6337BB@Gantry> <51AF7730.7060306@coosemans.org>

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>> WARNING: mount of da2s1 denied due to unsupported optional features

> That's odd, because that warning comes from ext2fs not msdosfs. Do you
> use ext2fs anywhere?
> What version of FreeBSD is this? And is this just a standard installation
> or do you compile your own kernel?

root@warehouse:/root # uname -a
FreeBSD warehouse 9.1-RC1 FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 #0: Tue Aug 14 04:25:06 UTC 2012 
root@farrell.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64

No, I didn't compile my own kernel. The USB stick in question was stuck into 
the back of a redhat linux box. Okay, I did actually try also mounting it 
with:

mount -t ext2fs /dev/da2s1 /usb2

just to see what would happen. After trying it a couple more times I see 
that was what was adding the that warning to dmesg. So that's explained, but 
I still don't understand why I can't mount it with mount_msdosfs




-----Original Message----- 
From: Tijl Coosemans
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2013 1:36 PM
To: Joseph Mays
Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: USB can't mount msdosfs drive




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