options in /etc/fstab about vfat filesystem

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 1 13:02:27 PDT 2001

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 03:50:44PM -0400, arbeizaf at ono.com wrote:
> /dev/hda2 /mnt/datos vfat
> user,umask=000,fmask=111,dmask=000,codepage=850,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0

what is fmask and dmask supposed to do? I can't find anything about it in
the mount man page
i guess i'll have to look in the vfat kernel source but got no time now.

it could be that fmask and dmask just aren't supported for linux file
systems (like ext2 and reiserfs)

Gerard Beekmans

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