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Re: MSDOS/FAt32 filesystem



On 04.30 19:06, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> On 04.30 18:30, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>> On 4/30/06, Geoffrey Leach <geoff hughes net> wrote:
>>> I discovered that while a MSDOS/FAt32 filesystem can be mounted
and
>>> accessed as nature intended, the file names are modified.  This
does
>>> not create a problem (they are correct when accessed from Windoze)
>>> unless the files are restored from a backup created under FC.
Does
>>> anyone know of a workaround for this problem?
>>>
>>
>> what do you mean the file names are modified?
>
> For example, "MyDocuments" shows up as mydocu~1
>
What did you use to back things up? It sounds like it you only
backed up the 8.3 names, and not the long file names. (Or you
mounted the partition as fat instead of vfat for ether the backup or
the restore...)

FStype msdos, not vfat as it should have been.  Thanks.


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