Mounting a partition FAT-16(MS-DOS)

December 2016

  • To mount a partition as from FAT 16, you just have to type the following:

mount -t msdos /dev/hda1 /mnt/hdd
    • The file system ms-dos (FAT-16) must be installed in the Kernel in filesystems section(Kernel/fs/ms-dos).

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