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Re: what is the difference between w95 FAT32 and w95 FAT32 (LBA)



Memnon Anon wrote:

> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <raju.mailinglists@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> While running cfdisk, it lists various file system types. Is there a
>> document which explains the difference between similar file systems?
> [...]
>> Similarly, If I want to create FAT32 partition so that I can exchange
>> files between windows and Linux, should I go with "0B W95 FAT32" or ""w95
>> FAT32" "w95 FAT32 (LBA)"
>>
>> What are the advantages in choosing one over the other? I tried to
>> google, /usr/share/doc/util-linux etc., but could not find anything
>> useful.
> 
> One of the first google hits gave me this for fat32:
> 

Interesting! I searched for

difference between "w95 FAT32" and "w95 FAT32 (LBA)"

in google. All the results are pretty useless. What did you search for?

> ,-[http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/723781-fat-32-drive-size-
limitations.html]
> | In Linux the Fat32 has two types; Type b is for Win95 OSR2 Fat32 with a
> | partition up to 2047Mb and Type c is for LBA-mapped capable of 2Tb size.
> | 
> | The type b is for the early Win95 system and type c is for later Win95
> | and all Win98.
> `----
> 

thanks. That helps.
raju

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Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
http://malayamaarutham.blogspot.com/


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