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Date:      Wed, 5 Jun 2013 17:47:19 -0400
From:      Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: USB can't mount msdosfs drive
Message-ID:  <20130605174719.0914ef5c@scorpio>
In-Reply-To: <E2FD669544EA4137BB2E80A0AEC4A8AE@Gantry>
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On Wed, 5 Jun 2013 16:12:59 -0400
Joseph Mays articulated:

> Yes. It's one of several thumb drives that were mounted in the back
> of some linux machines at remote sites we help a customer with. The
> client is unsure what was on them, but needs to know. We asked them
> to gather them up and stick them into usb ports on a freebsd machine
> we have access to and manage at their location (in another state).
> Most of them I got mounted as either msdosfs, or ufs, or ntfs, or
> extfs2, and was able to get the data off them. This thumb drive is
> one of two holdouts.

Is it possible that they are petitioned as exFAT (Extended File
Allocation Table) drives? That is how I partition all of my flash drives.

-- 
Jerry ♔

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