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Subject: Re: formatting larger drives

Re: formatting larger drives

From: Mickey Quenzer <mickeyqu_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2005-08-06

Hi: Same as before. run the command command.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "rob powell" <rob@rinty.plus.com>
To: "Lee Pilgrim" <bagawk@gmail.com>; "Rockbox development"
<rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, August 05, 2005 9:56 AM
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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