RE: VFAT problem

From: Nerijus Baliunas (
Date: Sun Sep 03 2000 - 15:44:45 EST

> > I have discovered a problem with the Linux 2.4.0 VFAT filesystem. Short
> > names that have mixed case do not retain their case on the VFAT
> > filesystem. This has mostly worked in the past on 2.1.x, 2.2.x, 2.3.x
> Is it supposed to? My MS-DOS file system(s) always have shown files
> with their names mapped to lower case. The MS-DOS files all have
> upper case file-names and always will. It's only Windows file-systems,
> starting with FAT-32, then NT-FS that have upper/lower case file-names,
> and container-files for "Very Long File Names with spaces and a letter to
> the president"

Read the subject - it is VFAT, not MSDOS.

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