DragonflyBSD, FAT32 and the interoperability

patric conant mirage.computing at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 07:41:33 PDT 2015

NFS is a much shorter road than Samba, if all your clients support it
(Windows licensing to get MS NFS client is almost unknowable).

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 7:14 AM, M M <micman857 at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  On 07/08/2015 Thomas Nikolajsen wrote:
>  FAT32 (msdos) file system on DragonFly works nice here for R/W.
> If very long file names or funny chars in them or owner / permission are a problem, a tar(1) file is usually a nice transport,
> apart from FAT32 file size limitation (but this is a FAT32 limitation, not related to DragonFly).
> Yes, now I remember. Sometime ago I have had a problem concerning the
> permissions on a FAT32 partition. The tar method is a solution or perhaps
> also to change the folders and subfolders permissions (chmod -R 777) using
> a Linux distro. This last method is faster and I have tried it successfully
> to access my files under Windows, but on an EXT2 partition.
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