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-- Daniel Baumann <mail@daniel-baumann.ch> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:34:17 +0200

About

dosfstools contains utilities for making and checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems.

The dosfstools package includes the mkfs.fat (aka mkfs.vfat and mkfs.msdos) and fsck.fat (aka fsck.vfat and fsck.msdos) utilities, which respectively make and check MS-DOS FAT filesystems.

dosfstools is currently maintained by Daniel Baumann mail@daniel-baumann.ch, dba on irc.oftc.net.

Current Version

Date Version Files Notes
2014-03-07 3.0.26 dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.xz.sig
Fsck fixes errors on filesystems suffering from frequent power losses.

Manpages

Packages

Users of the following distributions (alphabetically sorted) can install dosfstools 3.x with the regular package management tools of their distribution:

Sources

Tarballs: http://daniel-baumann.ch/files/software/dosfstools/

Gitweb: http://daniel-baumann.ch/gitweb/?p=software/dosfstools.git

git clone git://daniel-baumann.ch/git/software/dosfstools.git
git clone http://daniel-baumann.ch/git/software/dosfstools.git
git clone https://daniel-baumann.ch/git/software/dosfstools.git

Links

Version History

Date Version Files Notes
2014-03-07 3.0.26 dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.26.tar.xz.sig
Fsck fixes errors on filesystems suffering from frequent power losses.
2014-01-17 3.0.25 dosfstools-3.0.25.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.25.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.25.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.25.tar.xz.sig
Fixed fsck errors on 64bit platforms.
2013-11-23 3.0.24 dosfstools-3.0.24.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.24.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.24.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.24.tar.xz.sig
Fixed dosfsck on big endian platforms.
2013-10-15 3.0.23 dosfstools-3.0.23.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.23.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.23.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.23.tar.xz.sig
Corrects clustersize to fix issues with EFI System Partitions.
2013-07-19 3.0.22 dosfstools-3.0.22.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.22.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.22.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.22.tar.xz.sig
Improved boot compatiblity.
2013-07-16 3.0.21 dosfstools-3.0.21.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.21.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.21.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.21.tar.xz.sig
Minor miscellaneous cleanups.
2013-06-12 3.0.20 dosfstools-3.0.20.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.20.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.20.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.20.tar.xz.sig
Updates default sectors per cluster for FAT32.
2013-06-11 3.0.19 dosfstools-3.0.19.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.19.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.19.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.19.tar.xz.sig
Fixes segfault with fortify.
2013-06-06 3.0.18 dosfstools-3.0.18.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.18.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.18.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.18.tar.xz.sig
Proper naming for tools, initial i18n for manpages.
2013-05-29 3.0.17 dosfstools-3.0.17.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.17.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.17.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.17.tar.xz.sig
Bugfixes in dosfslabel.
2013-03-01 3.0.16 dosfstools-3.0.16.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.16.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.16.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.16.tar.xz.sig
Bugfixes in dosfslabel.
2013-02-21 3.0.15 dosfstools-3.0.15.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.15.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.15.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.15.tar.xz.sig
Bugfixes for device detection, root directory allocation, and messages about unicode filenames.
2013-01-23 3.0.14 dosfstools-3.0.14.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.14.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.14.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.14.tar.xz.sig
Option for bootsector read-only check.
2012-06-30 3.0.13 dosfstools-3.0.13.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.13.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.13.tar.xz
dosfstools-3.0.13.tar.xz.sig
Bugfix in dosfslabel.
2011-10-29 3.0.12 dosfstools-3.0.12.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.12.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.12.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.12.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix in sector number calculations, bugfix in overflow of reclaims.
2010-12-24 3.0.11 dosfstools-3.0.11.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.11.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.11.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.11.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix for s390x, better error message ifdevices can't be opened.
2010-09-23 3.0.10 dosfstools-3.0.10.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.10.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.10.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.10.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix in LFN handling, fixes false positives with bad filenames.
2010-01-31 3.0.9 dosfstools-3.0.9.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.9.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.9.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.9.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix in aligning.
2010-01-23 3.0.8 dosfstools-3.0.8.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.8.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.8.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.8.tar.bz2.sig
Aligning structures to cluster boundaries, 64bit and crosscompile fixes.
2009-12-24 3.0.7 dosfstools-3.0.7.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.7.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.7.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.7.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix in dosfslabel, cleanups for FORTIFY_SOURCE.
2009-10-04 3.0.6 dosfstools-3.0.6.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.6.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.6.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.6.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix in dosfsck on big-endian systems, bugfix in dosfck cluster handling.
2009-07-27 3.0.5 dosfstools-3.0.5.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.5.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.5.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.5.tar.bz2.sig
Bugfix and cleanup for VFAT patent avoidance kernel patch.
2009-07-21 3.0.4 dosfstools-3.0.4.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.4.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.4.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.4.tar.bz2.sig
Compatible with VFAT patent avoidance kernel patch, bugfix in dosfsck repair mode.
2009-05-18 3.0.3 dosfstools-3.0.3.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.3.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.3.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.3.tar.bz2.sig
Supporting limited-memory embedded systems.
2009-02-28 3.0.2 dosfstools-3.0.2.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.2.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.2.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.2.tar.bz2.sig
Fixes rare dosfsck corruption.
2008-11-23 3.0.1 dosfstools-3.0.1.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.1.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.1.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.1.tar.bz2.sig
Improves dosfsck cluster handling, fixes timing issues.
2008-09-29 3.0.0 dosfstools-3.0.0.tar.gz
dosfstools-3.0.0.tar.gz.sig
dosfstools-3.0.0.tar.bz2
dosfstools-3.0.0.tar.bz2.sig
Initial release of revived upstream.