OK Mike, I will take a second look in buildroot to see if there is a separate config option for mkdosfs.


On 9/23/06, michael chang <thenewme91@gmail.com> wrote:
On 9/22/06, rockwell618@gmail.com <rockwell618@gmail.com> wrote:
> In order to complete setup for a file-backed storage gadget (per
> instructions in
> http://www.linux-usb.org/gadget/file_storage.html) I need
> access to the mkdosfs command. Problem is I can't find it in my distro, and
> I am not sure how to go about getting it.
>  Currently "MSDOS fs Support" and "VFAT (Windows-95) fs Support" are
> selected as modularized features under File Systems->DOS/FAT/NT Filesystems
> in my buildroot config and I can see that an msdos.ko is produced. But the
> mkdosfs cmd is nowhere to be found.  Further I did not see mkdosfs among the
> menuconfig choices listed for busybox. In order to get the mkdosfs cmd do I
> need to download and build a separate package or can it be built by choosing
> a different set of options within menuconfig?

AFAIK, the "MSDOS" and "VFAT" support you are seeing is for _mounting_
these filesystems in the _kernel_.  I believe there is a seperate
config area in buildroot to select "mkdosfs" to be built.

- Just the crazy copy cat.

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