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Re: MSW2k doesn't recognize extended file attributes on /mnt/DOS file



> Not an earth-shattering question, but I saved my dmesg as dmesg.txt on
> my MSDOS (FAT-32) formatted partition, and MSW2k, during boot, came up
> just now claiming it can't recognize the extended file attributes on it,
> and forcing a scan on that partition. The odd thing is that, although I
> generated the dmesg last Thursday, this is the first time I've seen the
> complaint.
> 
> I did generate a new partition for /altroot while I was in obsd, but
> the partitions are nowhere near each other, and I checked the boundaries
> on the new partition quite carefully. (And I'll check them again after I
> look up a few things with Google.)

Just in case anyone is interested:
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# /dev/rwd0c:
type: ESDI
disk: ESDI/IDE disk
label: IC35L060AVER07-0
flags:
bytes/sector: 512
sectors/track: 63
tracks/cylinder: 16
sectors/cylinder: 1008
cylinders: 16383
total sectors: 120103200
rpm: 3600
interleave: 1
trackskew: 0
cylinderskew: 0
headswitch: 0		# microseconds
track-to-track seek: 0	# microseconds
drivedata: 0 

16 partitions:
#        size   offset    fstype   [fsize bsize   cpg]
  a:  1044225  7341705    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 7283*- 8319*)
  b:  4225095 77336910      swap                      	# (Cyl. 76723*- 80914*)
  c: 120103200        0    unused        0     0       	# (Cyl.    0 - 119149)
  d:  4176900 81562005    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 80914*- 85058*)
  e:  4176900 85738905    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 85058*- 89202*)
  f: 16707600 89915805    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 89202*- 105777*)
  g:  6265350 106623405    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 105777*- 111992*)
  h:  5911920 112888755    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 111992*- 117857*)
  i:  7325577       63   unknown                      	# (Cyl.    0*- 7267*)
  j:  1028160 118864935     MSDOS                      	# (Cyl. 117921*- 118941*)
  k: 28659897 10265598   unknown                      	# (Cyl. 10184*- 38616*)
  l:  8385867 38925558   unknown                      	# (Cyl. 38616*- 46935*)
  m: 29720187 47311488   unknown                      	# (Cyl. 46936 - 76420*)
  n:  1044225  8418060    4.2BSD     1024  8192    16 	# (Cyl. 8351*- 9387*)
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The n partition is the new one for /altroot, and j is the /mnt/DOS
partition, so I'm pretty sure they aren't overlapping.

> Anyway, like I say, it's not an earth-shattering question, but I thought
> I'd ask if anyone else has seen this kind of thing, and whether it is
> something I should worry about.

-- 
Joel Rees <joel_(_at_)_alpsgiken_(_dot_)_gr_(_dot_)_jp>