msdosfs fat32 disk size limit in FreeBSD?
Brian M. Kincaid
bmk0 at pacbell.net
Tue Apr 19 15:29:54 PDT 2005
Maybe I should turn MSDOSFS_LARGE **OFF** ? I'll keep you posted.
Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> Brian M. Kincaid wrote:
>> Is there an upper limit to the size of a FAT32 file system in the
>> FreeBSD msdosfs code?
>> I put in an 80GB drive recently and there have been problems. There is
>> no problem with small FAT32 file systems on floppies or flash memory
>> cards. Any useful comments before I go back to the (working) 60GB
>> drive configuration?
> IANAE, but I think there is; IIRC, though, it's 128 GB unless you have
> compiled "MSDOSFS_LARGE"* into your custom kernel, so I can't address
> your problem with an 80GB disk....
> What system are you on (`uname -a`)?
> Kevin Kinsey
> *Or something like that ... check release notes on 5.3,
> again, that's if I recall correctly....
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