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NAME

       FATSort - FAT filesystem sorting utility

SYNOPSIS

       fatsort [options] device

DESCRIPTION

       FATsort  sorts  directory  structures  of  FAT  filesystems.   Many MP3
       hardware players don’t sort files automatically but play  them  in  the
       order they were transmitted to the device. FATSort can help here.

OPTIONS

       -c     This option causes FATSort to ignore the case of filenames (e.g.
              ’example.mp3’ is equal to ’EXAMPLE.MP3’).

       -f     Force sorting even if the device is mounted or if FATSort cannot
              determine if the device is mounted.

       -h     Shows some help information.

       -i     Prints some file system information of the specified device.

       -l     FATsort  will  not sort directory structures, but just print the
              current order.

       -o type
              This  options  specifies  how  FATSort  will  sort   files   and
              directories.   type  can  be  ’d’  for  directories before files
              (which is the default), ’f’ for files before directories, or ’a’
              for no differentiation between files and directories.

       -n     Uses  natural  order  to  sort  directory  structures instead of
              alphanumeric order.  For example, an alphanumeric order would be
                     file123.mp3
                     file21.mp3
                     file3.mp3
              and the corresponding natural order would be
                     file3.mp3
                     file21.mp3
                     file123.mp3.

       -d directory
              Sort  only  directories  starting  with directory and ignore all
              subdirectories.

       -D directory
              Sort  only  directories  starting   with   directory   and   all
              subdirectories.

       -q     FATSort   will   work   quietly   without   printing  additional
              information messages.

       -r     Sorts the directories in reverse order (Z-A).

       -v     Shows version information only.

EXAMPLES

       Sorting FAT filesystem on an USB stick:
              fatsort /dev/sda1

       Sorting FAT filesystem in a file:
              fatsort /home/user/fat16_fs.img

       Sorting FAT filesystem of drive E: under Windows:
              fatsort E:

AUTHOR

       Boris Leidner <fatsort(at)formenos.de>, 2004-2008

SEE ALSO

       mount(8)

NOTES

       FAT12 is not supported yet.

REPORT BUGS

       Please report bugs to fatsort(at)formenos.de. Thanks.