Hello Ache,

On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 12:08:22PM +0400, Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 15:25:27 +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> > 
> > > I just found that msdosfs can't mount legal Extended partition because
> > > required info is few blocks later in that case, not immediately as for
> > > Primary partition. Is it known problem, or I am first who notice
> > > that? Does anybody have some fix for that?
> > 
> > Extended partititons aren't mountable (even under DOS/Windows), since they
> > are just containers for logical drives (and further extended partitions).
> > Just mount the logical drive (slice) that you want.
> Where is such slice then? I have ad0s1 for FreeBSD, ad0s2 for Primary and
> ad0s3 for Extended container of logical drive. Real fat32 code started in
> ad0s3 a bit later, but I don't have a device name to mount it (or I miss
> something).

Well, hm this is even in the FAQ:


(Question 7.8: How do I mount a secondary DOS partition?)

In your situation I would try ad0s5 and onwards. If you do not have the
device node under /dev, so create it:-) (No worries I have also forgotten
how to do such mounts on occasion before:-)


Szilveszter ADAM
Szeged University
Szeged Hungary

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