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Subject: Re: Newb question about external HD's (non-aol) but still newb
From: Tom Cole (tcole_at_xtra.co.nz)
Date: 2004-06-17


Do you have the name of this utility, and maybe the URL?

Thanks

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 16:29:52 +0100, you wrote:

>There is not a 32gig limit on Fat32, but Windows XP (and maybe 2000) will
>refuse to format a larger drive than this.
>
>The solution is to either use Win98 to format, or to get a (free) 3rd party
>utility which allows you to format such a large drive Fat32.
>
>Its not really a problem.
>
>g
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "sophana" <jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr>
>To: "Gary" <flgants_at_earthlink.net>; "Rockbox development"
><rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2004 4:09 PM
>Subject: Re: Newb question about external HD's (non-aol) but still newb
>
>
>> I think there should be no problem for formatting through usb, just do
>> it as for any drive in windows.
>> maybe check the list for hd compatibility problems.
>> fat32 has a 32gb limit for size also? I dont know if you can use
>> multiple partitions../
>> I don't have such a big disk so I can't tell you...
>>
>> Gary wrote:
>>
>> >I would love to, but formatting the new hd is the obstacle. Can it be
>installed, then formatted? If there isnt a program to do this, I dont have
>the knowledge to do it. I honestly never heard of fat32 until this list.
>That should show you my tech skill level.
>> >
>> >Gary
>> >
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: sophana <jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr>
>> >Sent: Jun 16, 2004 8:41 AM
>> >To: Gary <flgants_at_earthlink.net>, Rockbox development
><rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> >Subject: Re: Newb question about external HD's (non-aol) but still newb
>> >
>> >Why don't you buy a larger hard drive for your archos?
>> >80Gigs will host your 700 cds.
>> >
>> >Gary wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >>Is it possible to program the archos to read from another external HD?
>I use my AJBRv2 for mostly home stereo stuff. I have over 700 cd's that I
>would love to rip and get rid of. Is this do-able? My stereo is in another
>room from my computer, so just patching them together just doesnt seem
>feasible.
>> >>
>> >>Gary
>> >>
>> >>
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