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Subject: RE: formatting larger drives

RE: formatting larger drives

From: Mark Bright <mark_at_redbreva.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-05

I would suggest using SwissKnife
http://www.compuapps.com/Download/swissknife/swissknife.htm

The link is from the Rockbox Useful Tools webpage
http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/UsefulTools#Disk_Utilities

Mark

|-----Original Message-----
|From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
|[mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of rob powell
|Sent: 05 August 2005 17:57
|To: Lee Pilgrim; Rockbox development
|Subject: RE: formatting larger drives
|
|Great, thanks. But in winXP, do I need to get to a DOS prompt
|to use it, and if so how do you do that in XP? fortunately I
|was brought up on DOS, so I've used it before.
|
|Rob
|
|-----Original Message-----
|From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
|[mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Lee Pilgrim
|Sent: 05 August 2005 17:43
|To: Rockbox development
|Subject: Re: formatting larger drives
|
|
|You can use this tool: http://www.mager.org/mkdosfs/ It is
|command line, but you should find it to not be very hard to use.
|
|On 8/5/05, rob powell <rob@rinty.plus.com> wrote:
|> Hi all, I need some help. I've got an archos studio 20 for a blind
|> friend. I've upgraded the HD, (or got a friend to do it), but don't
|> know how I can format the 80GB Hitachi hard drive that we've put
|into
|> it. It's a travelstar.
|>
|> I'm running XP home edition on one machine, and professional on
|> another. Both have service pack 2. As far as I know, Xp won't
|format
|> a fat 32 drive that large. I could really do with not having to buy
|> the software, and ideally it should be useable with speech on the
|> computer, as I'm visually impaired as well. If it uses a similar
|> interface to the windows explorer one, then it's probable that it
|> would work fine.
|>
|> Thanks, very much for any help, I'm hoping to make my friend a
|present
|> of it this weekend.
|>
|> Rob
|>
|> Rob
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