kernel -2.4.10/11 and vfat

Reboant rgreg at
Thu Oct 11 16:30:07 PDT 2001

On Thursday 11 October 2001 01:08 pm, you wrote:
> On Thursday 11 October 2001 16:46, Reboant wrote:
> > what is wrong with vfat in these kernels?I've tried them both and for
> > some reason every file on my vfat partitons is now an
> > executable.Doesn't matter what extention it has (i.e  .txt, .png
> > etc,etc) This didn't happen with 2.4.9 or any other 2.4.x version.I
> > have compiled with my old 2.4.9 kernel config and without (starting
> > from scratch)but still get the same darn results.Anyone have a clue
> > what I can do about it?I do a lot of downloading in windows because
> > there is no download client quit like getright for linux yet.Running
> > chmod on multiple files can get to be a pain after a while.Can someone
> > please help?
> how do you get the files to your linux-box ?
> mount the partition, or do you use the smb-protocol ??

Sorry about that I should've mentioned that.I mount them considering they are 
on the same drive.
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