Subject: Re: Accessing Windows FAT-32 partition
To: Fernando Bitti Loureiro <>
From: Tobias Anderberg <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/08/2001 10:15:46
Fernando Bitti Loureiro wrote:

> Please I'm trying to access a FAT32 partition, but I couldn't find which is
> the word that identifies it in the disklabel.
> I found that FAT is "MSDOS", NTFS-4 is "NTFS" and NTFS-5 is not supported,
> but I couldn't find the option for FAT32. Anyway several docs say it's
> supported, but no examples or guidelines are provided. I'm using NetBSD 1.4.1

msdos covers fat32 as well. Please check the following link for more
information on howto setup the disklabel:

Also note that, if I'm not mistaken, that there's an 8 partition limit
in netbsd < 1.5.x.