Re: what is the difference between w95 FAT32 and w95 FAT32 (LBA)
Memnon Anon wrote:
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <email@example.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
> 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?
> | 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.
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi