[PC-BSD Testing] Does anyone know if exFAT is planned on being supported in 7.2 / 8.0?

Matthew Nawrocki matthew.nawrocki at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 05:18:30 PST 2009


Agreed... considering that FAT64 is not to difficult of a file system, I
would expect a driver with read and write capability within the next year.
Heck I can see support for it merged with the kernel by 2010.


Matt

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 10:04 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> Arthur Koziol wrote:
> > Seeing as how the peeps in Redmond are always putting bandages on things,
> > I was wondering if anyone out there has heard of exFAT/FAT64 support
> being
> > worked on for 7.2 or 8.0 BSD?
> >
> > I saw a brief blurb about exFAT/FAT64 support on Linux being cobbled
> together
> > here: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NzAzMg
> >
> > A guy wrote a patch for Linux here:
> > http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0901.3/02305.html
> >
> > Arthur
> >
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> I've not really heard anything about it yet. You may want to ask around
> the FreeBSD mailing lists to see if somebody already has started on it,
> or plans on adding it in the future :) It would probably be nice to have
> it sooner rather than later, and if you ask right away, maybe we can get
> it done soon.
>
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