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Old 15th June 2010, 02:10 AM
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Short Filename case error on FAT/FAT32


I have some files and directories (some mixed case, and some all uppercase) that I have copied on a FAT32 USB stick, and when I load this on FC11 all the files and directories that have/are less then 8 characters (ie that fit into the 8.3 format) all go to lowercase.

Does anyone know how to fix this?


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Old 15th June 2010, 02:27 AM
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Re: Short Filename case error on FAT/FAT32


yum install gconf-editor

then from a terminal as a normal user, type and enter




select vfat
and in the right hand screen, select, right click and select Edit Key and change

exit and reboot

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