Re: NLS char set and fsck

Gordon Chaffee (chaffee@CS.Berkeley.EDU)
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 22:24:33 -0800 (PST)

Kevin M. Bealer writes:
> Note that the directory is always mounted read only, and the kernel
> has not changed recently - fsck is dated as April 97, but
> /sbin/dosfsck is Jan 9, so it must have been what changed.

Running dosfsck on what is probably a vfat partition is a really, really
bad idea. The problem has nothing to do with codepages. The message is
completely harmless. dosfsck does not understand long filenames and will
completely thrash your Win95 files.

- Gordon