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Last change on this file since 83cca61 was 83cca61, checked in by Tim Tassonis <stuff@…>, 9 months ago

Update to dosfstools-4.2

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY dosfstools-download-http "https://github.com/dosfstools/dosfstools/releases/download/v&dosfstools-version;/dosfstools-&dosfstools-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY dosfstools-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY dosfstools-md5sum "49c8e457327dc61efab5b115a27b087a">
10 <!ENTITY dosfstools-size "314 KB">
11 <!ENTITY dosfstools-buildsize "3.5 MB">
12 <!ENTITY dosfstools-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="dosfstools" xreflabel="dosfstools-&dosfstools-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="dosfstools.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>dosfstools-&dosfstools-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="dosfstools">
26 <primary sortas="a-dosfstools">dosfstools</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to dosfstools</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>dosfstools</application> package contains various
34 utilities for use with the FAT family of file systems.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs10_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
41 <listitem>
42 <para>
43 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&dosfstools-download-http;"/>
44 </para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>
48 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&dosfstools-download-ftp;"/>
49 </para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>
53 Download MD5 sum: &dosfstools-md5sum;
54 </para>
55 </listitem>
56 <listitem>
57 <para>
58 Download size: &dosfstools-size;
59 </para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>
63 Estimated disk space required: &dosfstools-buildsize;
64 </para>
65 </listitem>
66 <listitem>
67 <para>
68 Estimated build time: &dosfstools-time;
69 </para>
70 </listitem>
71 </itemizedlist>
72
73 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
74 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/dosfstools"/></para>
75
76 </sect2>
77
78 <sect2 role="kernel" id='dosfstools-kernel'>
79 <title>Kernel Configuration</title>
80
81 <para>
82 Enable the following option in the kernel configuration
83 and recompile the kernel:
84 </para>
85
86<screen><literal>File systems ---&gt;
87 &lt;DOS/FAT/EXFAT/NT Filesystems ---&gt;
88 &lt;*/M&gt; MSDOS fs support [CONFIG_MSDOS_FS]
89 &lt;*/M&gt; VFAT (Windows-95) fs support [CONFIG_VFAT_FS]</literal></screen>
90
91 <indexterm zone="dosfstools dosfstools-kernel">
92 <primary sortas="d-dosfstools">Dosfstools Programs</primary>
93 </indexterm>
94
95 </sect2>
96
97 <sect2 role="installation">
98 <title>Installation of dosfstools</title>
99
100 <para>
101 Install <application>dosfstools</application> by running the
102 following commands:
103 </para>
104
105<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/ \
106 --enable-compat-symlinks \
107 --mandir=/usr/share/man \
108 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/dosfstools-&dosfstools-version; &amp;&amp;
109make</userinput></screen>
110
111 <para>
112 This package does not come with a test suite.
113 </para>
114
115 <para>
116 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
117 </para>
118
119<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
120
121 </sect2>
122
123 <sect2 role="commands">
124 <title>Command Explanations</title>
125
126 <para>
127 <parameter>--enable-compat-symlinks</parameter>: This switch creates the
128 <application>dosfsck</application>,
129 <application>dosfslabel</application>,
130 <application>fsck.msdos</application>,
131 <application>fsck.vfat</application>,
132 <application>mkdosfs</application>,
133 <application>mkfs.msdos</application>, and
134 <application>mkfs.vfat</application> symlinks required by some programs.
135 </para>
136
137 </sect2>
138
139 <sect2 role="content">
140 <title>Contents</title>
141
142 <segmentedlist>
143 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
144
145 <seglistitem>
146 <seg>fatlabel, fsck.fat, and mkfs.fat</seg>
147 </seglistitem>
148 </segmentedlist>
149
150 <variablelist>
151 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
152 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
153 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
154
155 <varlistentry id="fatlabel">
156 <term><command>fatlabel</command></term>
157 <listitem>
158 <para>
159 sets or gets a MS-DOS filesystem label from a given device.
160 </para>
161 <indexterm zone="dosfstools fatlabel">
162 <primary sortas="b-fatlabel">fatlabel</primary>
163 </indexterm>
164 </listitem>
165 </varlistentry>
166
167 <varlistentry id="fsckfat">
168 <term><command>fsck.fat</command></term>
169 <listitem>
170 <para>
171 checks and repairs MS-DOS filesystems.
172 </para>
173 <indexterm zone="dosfstools fsckfat">
174 <primary sortas="b-fsckfat">fsck.fat</primary>
175 </indexterm>
176 </listitem>
177 </varlistentry>
178
179 <varlistentry id="mkfsfat">
180 <term><command>mkfs.fat</command></term>
181 <listitem>
182 <para>
183 creates an MS-DOS filesystem under Linux.
184 </para>
185 <indexterm zone="dosfstools mkfsfat">
186 <primary sortas="b-mkfsfat">mkfs.fat</primary>
187 </indexterm>
188 </listitem>
189 </varlistentry>
190
191 </variablelist>
192
193 </sect2>
194
195</sect1>
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