Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: > 32 GB?
Re: > 32 GB?
From: George Styles <george_at_ripnet.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 16:54:17 -0000
I think that WinNT/XP/2000 will only allow you to create a 32gig partition,
as M$ wants to encourage people to use NTFS for large drives.
I have read that Win98 allows you to create Fat32 partitions of any size of
I had to use a special utility (i forget the name) to format my new 40gig
Archos drive as Fat32 on Win2000
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Daubenspeck" <matt_at_oddprocess.org>
Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 4:06 PM
Subject: Re: > 32 GB?
> On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 02:07:31PM +0100, Harald Milz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > this may have been discussed before but I couldn't find anything in the
> > archives or the FAQ.
> > AFAIK FAT32 only supports 32GB partitions. Now that 60GB disks are
> > available how's that going to be handled? My AJB6k has a 30GB Toshiba
> > right now, with just 3,odd GB left and filling up. Will/does Rockbox
> > support partitions bigger than 32GB, ar would I need to make 2 <32GB
> > partitions or something?
> Not true. The windows (ugh) formatting system only has support for
> CREATING up to 32GB partitions, but it can certainly read/write on
> larger drives/partitions.
Received on 2002-12-30