Copying data onto a NTFS partitioned hdd

John Brooks john at
Thu Jul 7 13:36:40 GMT 2005

WinNT does not support FAT32

John Brooks
john at 

> BTW, I had to format as NTFS since Win2K is my only option for the
> moment; first time I ever tried to use WinNT to format a volume or
> drive as FAT32 & was strikingly unsurprised when it failed at such a
> banal task.  I am now operating under the assumption I must reformat
> later to use with *nix/*BSD, so this thread is quite interesting to me
> so I can do it right the next time .. hopefully within a week to ten
> days.

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