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Subject: Re: > 32 GB?

Re: > 32 GB?

From: Matthias Wächter <>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 18:50:45 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, Harald Milz wrote:

> this may have been discussed before but I couldn't find anything in the ML
> archives or the FAQ.

> AFAIK FAT32 only supports 32GB partitions.

No, that's only Microsoft's strategy to let you think that.

> Now that 60GB disks are available how's that going to be handled? My
> AJB6k has a 30GB Toshiba disk 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?

Look at my posting:

in short: the "Paragon Partition Manager" (is it really still missing in
the FAQ?) allows for partitioning and formatting of any-size FAT32
partitions. The demo version is totally free of charge. See

Sehr Wus,
- Matthias

                    "To get control over people, make them trust you.
                                            To make people trust you
                      don't try to tell them the truth about history
                 but make happen what you told them about the future."
Received on 2002-12-30

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