Subject: Re: Wicked bad MSDOS problems.
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG, email@example.com>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/25/1996 20:00:02
> Over the weekend, I attempted to use BSD to copy information from a cd to my
> BSD disk, then over to an MSDOS partition. (Installing Lose95 for work)
You should have mentioned the version of NetBSD you are using. Judging from
the bugs you see, I assume that it is quite an old version.
> I came to two conclusions. Doing 'mkdir' in an msdos filesystem will crash
> the system. (page fault something or other, easily reproduced if necessary)
This one was fixed during the release process of 1.2.
> If a partition is greater than 512M, it will not crash, but data written to
> the partition will be corrupted. (executables won't, etc) (tested with
> 400M, 450M vs 1001M partitions)
There were quite a number of fixes relating to this, but IIRC not recently.
Try upgrading to 1.2 (or -current). If the problem(s) persist, I'd be happy
to hear more details.
ws@TooLs.DE (Wolfgang Solfrank, TooLs GmbH) +49-228-985800