[GTALUG] War story: OpenWRT USB access
kevin at ve3syb.ca
Wed Jan 7 19:17:28 UTC 2015
On 15-01-07 01:52 PM, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> | From: Giles Orr <gilesorr at gmail.com>
> | I'm willing to try anything by this point, so I installed:
> | kmod-nls-iso8859-1
> | kmod-nls-cp437
> | Test again, and ... I can mount USB storage devices!
> I wonder how you could have figured this out (except via folklore).
I've configured and built Linux kernels many times, although not in recent
years. The reference to NLS reminded me that I saw references to NLS in
connection with filesystem support. If I didn't include the right NLS
support in a kernel I couldn't mount any (V)FAT/NTFS partitions. I had
completely forgotten about this until now.
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