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mount.vfat gone!

asked 2011-10-30 16:36:34 -0500

Elad Alfassa gravatar image

I updated my f16 system today, and when I needed to mount a vfat partition (my brother's mp4 player), nautilus complained it can't find mount.vfat.

It worked yesterday...

yum provides *vfat* found nothing, which is really odd.

Which package provides mount.vfat? Why did it disappear in a regular update? Which component should I file the bug under.

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answered 2011-10-31 01:30:52 -0500

shanks gravatar image

try using the "-t" switch. An example would be as:

mount -t vfat /dev/<mp4 player device> /directory/to/mount -o loop
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answered 2013-06-25 16:47:05 -0500

sergiomb gravatar image

I test it and :

mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/home/
df -T

/dev/sdb1 vfat 1955520 1823712 131808 94% /mnt/home

So I guess we don't need anymore mount.vfat

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