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Date:      Thu, 28 Nov 1996 11:22:43 -0500
From: (Donny Lee)
To:        Gianmarco Giovannelli <>
Subject:   Re: mountmsdosfs() warning?
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-=*> Gianmarco Giovannelli <> wrote:
>>  The DOS partition was only 250mb in the same node /dev/sd0s5,
>>  there was no problem at all to mounting it in /dos.  I increased
>>  it to 280mb couple days ago, my BSD began to panic about this.
> Have you used fips ? Probably you have passed the 256mb limit in which the
> clusters change dimension.
> Beware of the msdosfs in Bsd, now it is quite buggy.

 No, I use Partition Magic to in/decrease the DOS partitions.

> The problem is Freebsd complains about the fact the partition size is not a
> multiple of clusters size, perhaps trying to change the size to a little
> amount can solve the problem.

 Ok, I can try this. Hope it helps. thanks anyway.

 // Donny

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