Subject: Re: mount_msdos failure with 200GB usb disk
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org, netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: fab <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/12/2005 02:39:35
> > 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....
Apparently a patch exists :
seems not to be perfect, but at least it's a good start...