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MSDOS(5)		 DragonFly File Formats Manual		      MSDOS(5)

NAME

msdos -- MS-DOS file system

SYNOPSIS

/dev/ad0sN /dos msdos rw 0 0 To link into the kernel: options MSDOSFS To load as a kernel loadable module: kldload msdos

DESCRIPTION

The msdos driver will permit the DragonFly kernel to read and write MS-DOS based file systems. The most common usage follows: mount_msdos /dev/ad0sN /mnt where N is the partition number and /mnt is a mount point. Some users tend to create a /dos directory for msdos mount points. This helps to keep better track of the file system, and make it more easily accessible. It is possible to define an entry in /etc/fstab that looks similar to: /dev/ad0sN /dos msdos rw 0 0 This will mount an MS-DOS based partition at the /dos mount point during system boot. Using /mnt as a permanent mount point is not advised as its intention has always been to be a temporary mount point for floppy and ZIP disks. See hier(7) for more information on DragonFly directory lay- out.

SEE ALSO

mount(2), unmount(2), mount(8), mount_msdos(8), umount(8)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Tom Rhodes <trhodes@FreeBSD.org>. DragonFly 3.9 October 11, 2007 DragonFly 3.9