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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: msdos/vfat defaults are annoying
    On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 12:36:10AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
    > On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 12:21:08AM +0100, Pozsar Balazs wrote:
    > > On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 07:06:59AM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > > > On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 12:33:43AM -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:
    > > > > I dunno. I can never understand the innards of the kernel devs' minds.
    > > >
    > > > filesystem detection isn't handled at the kerne level.
    > >
    > > Yeah, but the link order could be changed... Patch inlined.
    >
    > And just what does the link order (or changes thereof) have to do with that?

    IIRC currently if both msdos and vfat are compiled in (not modules), and
    you try to mount a vfat filesystem without explicitly specifying the fs
    type, it will be mounted with the msdos type. With the, it will mounted
    vfat.


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