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Date:      Thu, 07 Dec 1995 14:42:28 -0800
From:      Scott Blachowicz <scott@statsci.com>
To:        Terry Lambert <terry@lambert.org>
Cc:        tb@MO.NET (Timothy Brown), questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Filesystems corrupted - what's up with this? 
Message-ID:  <199512072242.OAA07046@block.statsci.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Thu, 07 Dec 1995 13:15:24 -0700." <199512072015.NAA05419@phaeton.artisoft.com> 

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Terry Lambert <terry@lambert.org> wrote:

> > Okay... just installed FreeBSD the other day and I like it a lot.  This 
> > morning and last night i've had to deal with massive filesystem 
> > corruption.  A lotof files are getting screwed up and i'm not sure what 
> > to do.
> 
> Are you using msdos FS in read/write mode?

Sounds like what I get when I mount an msdosfs in ANY mode (read/write OR
read-only) on my 2.0.5-RELEASE system (I haven't been brave enough to try
it ont the 2.1.0-mumble-SNAP system I have access to).  It seemed to be
related, somehow, to having used FIPS to shrink my DOS partitions to make
room for a real OS.  From discussions I've seen, it seems to be a problem
in the FreeBSD msdosfs (as opposed to FIPS) - mounting the DOS partitions
seems to work just dandy from DOS/Windows, Windows NT and Linux.

I bailed out of the idea of mounting my DOS slices under FreeBSD.  I
either switch to Linux or use 'mtools' to monkey around with my DOS drives
from a UNIX.

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