ext2fs: ext2 vs. ext3
bruce at cran.org.uk
Tue Feb 15 12:30:57 UTC 2011
On Tue, 15 Feb 2011 13:19:17 +0100
Ollivier Robert <roberto at keltia.freenix.fr> wrote:
> According to Oliver Fromme:
> > because FAT has a 4 GB limit and NTFS is unsupported on
> > FreeBSD for practical purposes.
> FAT32 ought to be able to get over that 4 GB limit, does it?
FAT32 has a file size limit of 4 GB and can support large volumes but I
think Windows (XP at least) refuses to format volumes over 32 GB.
The Microsoft KB article about FAT32 limits:
How to format a drive > 32 GB:
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