mkfs.vfat on 2007.02

Aaron Sowry aaron at
Fri Jul 25 20:26:01 CEST 2008

Johny Tenfinger wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 18:09, Mike Montour <mail at> wrote:
>> 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 Note that the "Booting from SD" wiki page is out of date.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.
> I don't know why on wiki is ncurses package... ncurses has nothing to
> do with mkfs.vfat...
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I wondered the same thing actually... how does one subscribe themselves 
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