mkfs.vfat on 2007.02

Mike Montour mail at
Fri Jul 25 18:09:38 CEST 2008

Aaron Sowry wrote:

> However the problem as it stands currently is that there doesn't seem to 
> be a package containing mkfs.vfat, or at least I can't find out what it 
> is. Anyone?

It's in dosfstools. You can bitbake it yourself with OE/MokoMakefile or 
download one that I've built from

Note that the "Booting from SD" wiki page is out of date. The newest 
u-boot images (20080723 or newer) are able to load the kernel from 
ext2/3 so you don't need a FAT partition any more.

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