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Re: Partition Size
The 2 GB limit is for FAT16 for Windoze. No limit for FAT32. Linux
recognizes both type and has to be set up in the last after all other OS
have been installed. The partition for Linux should not be "created" using
Windoze fdisk. Linux will recognize the unpartitioned area and install
there. I am sorry if I am repeating the info which is well known / has
already been told / is available in archives.
From: Sanjeev Gupta <ghane@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [linux-delhi] Partition Size
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2000 17:59:40 +0800
At 02:12 PM 8/16/2000 +0000, Arun Sinha wrote:
- Created primary partition of 4GB and formatted it (large disk support
- Loaded win98 on this partition.
The problem is as under :
- In fdisk the primary partition shows 4GB allocated
- In Windows Explorer the c: drive shows only 2GB
- At the dos prompt, when I see the directory of C:> , the free space
GB which corresponds to the Windows Explorer display
fdisk talks of partitions, hda1 is 4GB.
However, I presume that the C: "file system" (vfat?) does not support more
An alpha version of a web based tool to manage
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