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Date:      Thu, 7 Dec 1995 17:24:25 -0800 (PST)
From:      Julian Elischer <>
To:        tb@MO.NET (Timothy Brown)
Subject:   Re: Filesystems corrupted - what's up with this?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSD/.3.91.951207170158.21055B-100000@Walden.MO.NET> from "Timothy Brown" at Dec 7, 95 05:04:28 pm

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> Yeah, I noticed this too.  Terry provided a suitable answer.  The problem 
> is, now my DOS FS is _completely_ unusable!
> With all due respect, developers, this truly sucks.  Who developed this 
> code?  Why hasn't it been updated?  Linux does this just fine.  FreeBSD 
> is a great O/S, don't get me wrong, but it needs some more help along the 
> line to get to be a real production O/S.  I guess i'm just going to have 
> to stick with the much slower Slackware Linux setup I have for now ... if 
> I can get my system running.
> If there CAN'T be an update/fix of msdosfs, then is it possible that it 
> be disabled before the next release comes out - maybe 2.1.1 (2.1.5?) or 
> what have you?  There is very little about this in either the handbook or 
> the FAQ and newbies to FreeBSD (like myself) may start really hating it 
> after awhile.
trouble is there are so few of us and so many things thjat need to be done..
some of us have day jobs too.

> Tim

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