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Re: case sensitive in mounted USB disk



On Tue, 2005-31-05 at 22:38 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 04:26:55PM -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> > >Yes, I understand Fat is case insensitive. As Matthew suggested, I want 
> > >the upper case file names showing in uppper case.
> > The FAT translation is all lower case.  Sorry.  There are three levels
> > of "pickyness" as to equivalency, but uppercase characters are displayed
> > in lower case AFAIK.  See the "Mount options for fat" in the mount(8)
> > manpage.
> 
> Yeah, but scroll on down to the mount options for vfat. Vfat is a hack which
> allows filenames longer than the old fat 8.3 format -- and while it's not
> case-sensitive, it *is* case-preserving. There's options for exactly how to
> deal with that.
> 
It may not always be case-preserving on 8.3 or shorter filenames.


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