Problem mounting Windows. iso-8859-1 not found. SUCCESS!

rhubarbpie at rhubarbpie at
Sat Jan 15 10:05:07 PST 2005

Thank you.  Your instructions worked.  I assumed everything would
automatically be built as both cp437 and iso8859-1 came up as defaults
when I chose VFAT.

However, I could only get this working if I built them as modules. 
Compiling them into the kernel didn't work.  Should that be?

On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 17:35, Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 rhubarbpie at wrote:
> > I'm successfully booting into LFS 6.0 but cannot mount Windows.  I
> > receive the errors:
> >
> > FAT: IO charset iso8859-1 not found
> >
> > mount: wrong fs type,bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda1, or too
> > many mounted file systems
> >
> > I regularly mount Windows with my Mandrake distribution and have made
> > the entry in /etc/fstab.  I've also compiled FAT and VFAT into the
> > kernel.  I'm also attempted building both as modules without success.
> >
>  It's a change in recent 2.6 kernels, possibly at 2.6.9, so I guess you
> are running an older kernel on mdk.
>  In menuconfig, File Systems -> Native Language Support (down at the
> bottom of the filesystems options).  In my case, the io charset
> defaulted to cp437, and I ended up building this as a module to match
> how I build FAT and VFAT.
> Ken
>  --
>  das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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