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Date:      Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:13:47 +0100
From:      Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: [Bulk] Re: How to create a partition for FreeBSD 9.0?
Message-ID:  <1354032827.2827.57.camel@q>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.1211270901130.56247@wonkity.com>
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On Tue, 2012-11-27 at 09:05 -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Nov 2012, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> 
> > All instructions failed. Is there a way to mount a linux partition or
> > USB-stick and to redirect the output of the gpart commands to a log
> > file?
> >
> > In linux after mounting a partition or usb-stick I would do it like
> > that:
> >
> > spinymouse@q:~$ echo "$ ls -l" >> logfile
> > spinymouse@q:~$ ls -l >> logfile
> 
> Too much work.  Use script(1):
> $ script /tmp/session.log
> $ (do a bunch of stuff)
> $ exit
> 
> And session.log will contain everything.  Including control characters, 
> so edit it before posting.
> 
> > So how can I mount e.g. an USB stick?
> 
> This is in the Handbook somewhere, but a quick look didn't find it, so:
> 
> # mount -t msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt
> 
> That assumes there is a FAT filesystem in the first partition of the 
> memory stick, a common setup.  Please don't use NTFS.

Thank you :)

I use USB sticks as they are, with FAT, if I e.g. need Linux
permissions, I use an archive on the USB stick.

Yes, I'll edit the logfile, before posting.

Indeed "script /tmp/session.log" is better, than my stupid idea.

Regards,
Ralf




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