Can i use vfat as the mtd fs

Midnight Xiong midnight.xiong at
Mon Nov 15 22:22:34 EST 2004

I'm also interesting in this question. Could any body reply this? Thanks.

On Wed, 03 Nov 2004 16:48:16 +0800, mike <mikelee at> wrote:
> Dear all
>    I need to do a flash disk for my board. It should be used by windows
> system. So vfat or msdosfs should be use.
>    I have try to use mkdosfs to format the mtdblock device, but it is
> unable to get the drive geometry. And i have browsed the source code of
> mtdblock(with linux-2.4.18), there isn't ioctl for check geometry.
>    If i want to use vfat with mtdblock , do i need to upgrade the
> latest mtd version? Is this portable to linux-2.4.18 ? Or any portable
> version of mtd i can use?
> Best Regard
> Mike,Lee
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