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IMPORTANT WARNING - READ THIS FIRST

vfat-os2 is a FILE SYSTEM DRIVER. Being a driver it runs at the most privileged level of the OS/2 operating system, known as "kernel mode". IN KERNEL MODE THERE IS NO MORE CRASH PROTECTION. It means that if a bug occurs in the driver IT CAN CAUSE A HANG OR A SYSTEM HALT, AND THUS CAN CAUSE LOSS OF DATA.
I STRONGLY SUGGEST YOU TO MAKE A BACKUP OF ALL YOUR DATA (EVEN IF THEY ARE NOT LOCATED ON A LINUX PARTITION) PRIOR TO USE THIS DRIVER.
DON'T USE THIS DRIVER ON A PRODUCTION MACHINE, OR IF YOU MANIPULATE CRITICAL DATA.
IF HUMAN LIFE DEPENDS ON YOUR SYSTEM, DON'T INSTALL THIS DRIVER ON IT.
USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISKS, AND ONLY ON A MACHINE YOU ACCEPT TO CRASH AND REINSTALL.
BE AWARE THAT THIS DRIVER WILL GIVE FULL UNRESTRICTED (ROOT) ACCESS TO ALL YOUR NTFS PARTITIONS FROM OS/2.
From experience, vfat-os2 is now stable for normal use, and it is unlikely that a disaster will occur. But as any piece of software, it cannot be bulletproof. Doing regular backups is still the best method to protect against disasters of any kinds ...