Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: ROCKBOX AND NTFS ???
Re: ROCKBOX AND NTFS ???
From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 09:42:58 -0400
Good enough! Thing is that I am blind, and there is no way for me to
operate Linux. So,, I am looking for a Windows based solution, and my
computer has winxp installed on it.
Hey, you who had a 32MB partition: How did you manage? When I run the
DISKPART command from the dosprompt, the software automaticaaly sets the
whole disk as one big partition...
Is there no way, to have the jukebox play ntfs? Or make use of several
partitions on the disk?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph Jones" <bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com>
To: "Alma Hix" <almahix_at_myway.com>; "Rockbox development"
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 1:08 AM
Subject: Re: ROCKBOX AND NTFS ???
> Personally I'd suggest trying Knoppix. There's a Linux partition
> manager called parted that'll be able to do the job for you.
> On 8/9/05, Alma Hix <almahix_at_myway.com> wrote:
>> "David Pedersen" <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no> wrote in message
>> > Can the Archoes jukebox be run with a hard drive that is formatted with
>> > the NTFS? Or does it have to be FAT32?
>> > How big a disk can you actually put into the jukebox?
>> > When I tried to format a 60gb disk, with FAT32, Windows reports that
>> > the
>> > disk is too big for FAT32. And the Swiss Knife, that has been
>> > suggested,
>> > ends up with an error report, that Windows wants to send; when I try to
>> > part/format the drive.
>> > Thanks,
>> > David
>> > _______________________________________________
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>> I had exactly the same problem. I tried to fat32 format my new 60gb hard
>> drive with SwissKnife, and the progress bar was all over the place.
>> back, forward again, back, etc., until it crashed. Bad program. So my 60
>> hard drive has a 32 gb fat32 partition, and the rest unallocated.
Received on 2005-08-09