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SubjectRe: 2.5.64-bk9 -- vfat32 fails
"sean darcy" <seandarcy@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'm getting this error on a large vfat partition:
>
> lsattr /win/photo/scanner.test
> lsattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device While reading flags on
> /win/photo/scanner.test/frame4-atTableSep02.psd
> lsattr: Inappropriate ioctl for device While reading flags on
> /win/photo/scanner.test/frame2-atTableSep02.psd
>
> I found this because I couldn't create a soft link (ln -s ) on the
> partition. FWIW, ls -l does not show a problem.
>

vfat/msdos/fat filesytems do not support symlinks.

lsattr is an ext2/ext3-specific command. It dives under the
standard unix/posix interfaces and talks to the filesystem
driver directly.

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