From: John P. Looney (valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 12 May 1999 - 13:31:12 IST
On Tue, May 11, 1999 at 03:43:00PM +0100, Noel.C.Carroll at domain life.friendsfirst.ie mentioned:
> there's a programme called gpart on sunsite/metalab which can parse
> devices looking for superblocks. it was mentioned in a discussion on l-k
> recently and was mentioned in a very positive light..
> When I try to mount my dos based drives I get an error saying that the
> superblock couldn't be found. What does this mean?
It means that the kernel you had didn't support MSDOSFS or FAT. That's
all. The Superblock in the case of DOS is the FAT itself. If there is no
module to read that, it'll fail. It could also be that the kernel doesn't
do module autoloading. In that case, have a look in /lib/modules/*/fs, and
trying insmodding fat.o msdos.o and vfat.o
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