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Date:      Sun, 6 Feb 2011 19:25:27 -0300
From:      Mario Lobo <>
To:        Chris Brennan <>
Cc:, Eric Schuele <>
Subject:   Re: 8.2 prerelease, virtualbox, and windows guests that freeze...
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On Sunday 06 February 2011 17:48:45 Chris Brennan wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Eric Schuele <>wrote:
> > I realize NTFS on fBSD has been shaky in the past, but had heard it had
> > come a long way these days.  It does seem to work well for all my
> > purposes, except these VMs.  Had hoped NTFS was not the issue.
> ntfs/ntfs-3g is foolhardy at best in linux *and* fbsd ... it's trashed so
> many drives.partitions on me it's not even funny anymore... and I never did
> much w/ them except small stuff anyway. If you need to access the volumes
> in *nix/windows then why not FAT32 then? I use a FAT32 drive for my music
> so I can access it in any OS reliably and the drive is now 6+ years old.

FAT32 max file size is 4Gig.

Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winblows FREE)

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