[ILUG] zip drive and filenames.
Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)
breatpro at exchange.ie.ml.com
Mon Mar 12 11:44:44 GMT 2001
Long filenames will only show up if you're using vfat to mount the disk (if
it's never been near windows though, why not use some form of unix FS on the
What you'll need to do is compile in vfat support and specify that you want
vfat not fat when you're mounting the Zip drive ....
> -----Original Message-----
> I installed FreeBSD on a test machine @ home.
> After the reinstall and recompilation of
> my kernel, there seems to be a problem with my zip drive. The names come
> like DOS 6.2 listings of long names on a windows box, i.e.
> now lists thisisa~1.txt. So the case has changed.
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