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Re: VFAT32 support?

> > Is linux kernel vfat support compatible with the vfat32 from the
> > microsoft recent OEM WIN95 release?
> > 
> > lawrence,
> I would strongly doubt it.  vfat used to be just a superset of the fat 
> filesystem so it was too difficult to add support.  vfat32, on the 
> otherhand, is a big jump considering the fact that most dos utilities 
> won't work with it either.

Its a FULL 32 bit FAT..  they are trying *really* hard to make everybody
run NT, whether the person knows it or not. :)  (NT and 95 look almost
identical now, and are merging utilities back and forth..HMMM...)

You CAN however NOT install the vfat32 on the system, and use the "old"
win95 vfat.  

                              Daniel Stringfield  
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