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Re: Partition Size

Hi Naresh,

Thanks.  Followed all the steps you have enumerated.  Probably because I
had enabled large disk support in fdisk, before installing windows, it
automatically installed it as FAT32.

At 09:10 AM 8/17/00 +0530, you wrote:
>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>
>>Reply-To: linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>To: linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>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
>>than 2GB.
>>-- Ghane
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