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Subject: Re: ROCKBOX AND NTFS ???


From: Vladimir Pantelic <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 11:21:42 +0200

Alma Hix wrote:
> I think I am the one you are addressing as the one with the 32MB partition,
> so I'll reply. If it wasn't me, never mind!
> I used the Disk Management tool in XP pro to create the partition at 32GB
> which is what you probably intended if I am not mistaken. I have a 60GB disk
> so the remainder is unallocated and wasted. As if I had 60 GB of music!
> Now that someone has indicated that Win98 will create a FAT32 partition
> larger than 32GB I'll try to find someone with Win98. I wonder if Win 2K is
> a little more generous than XP?

No, 2K will also only format up to 32GB, this is M$ way of forcing users to
use NTFS.

You can use this tool:

from german c't magazine, it will format a "large" FAT32 partition
from the command line, usage is:

        h2format X:

with X: being the drive letter of your FAT32 drive

Received on 2005-08-10

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