Subject: Re: mount_msdos failure with 200GB usb disk
To: None <,>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/11/2005 23:00:34
On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 05:22:47PM +0200, fab wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an external USB hard drive (200GB) that I never pluged to my
> netbsd box before. Now I pluged it and got "invalid argument". I tried
> with a smaller device (256MB) and it worked well. So I suppose it's a
> bug... but maybe it's something missing in the kernel config (support
> for large disks ?).

IIRC netbsd doesn't like FAT filesystems above a fixed size limit
that is less that 200GB.
(because of how it generates file handles (inode number) for NFS)

Also the big disk might be NTFS....


David Laight: