[SLL] mounting, on Linux, FAT16 fs from whole-disk image created on OS X
paul at oz.net
Fri Dec 3 21:37:55 EST 2004
SmartMedia's native filesystem, while based on FAT16 (or was it FAT12?),
is not really a FAT filesystem. For example, it contains stuff
for wear-leveling, OOB (out of band) data, etc. Some details here:
But if you read it with something like a USB SmartMedia reader,
it *should* look just like a regular FAT filesystem, since the
reader has the logic to convert it. You didn't specify how
you generated this file (i.e. how you transfered from SmartMedia
I assume you already tried dd's "conv=swab" flag, or skipped over
the Mac resource fork, if any. Looks like fdisk detected the 0xAA55
signature. What does the first 512 bytes of extracted_fs look like?
Are the last two bytes 0xAA55 ?
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