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Date:      Sun, 6 Feb 2011 22:03:36 -0500
From:      Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net>
To:        Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org>
Subject:   Re: 8.2 prerelease, virtualbox, and windows guests that freeze...
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Net, I've formatted drives as fat32 that were well over 4gb. In fact I have
an external 120gb we datavault that's fat32

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On Feb 6, 2011 5:25 PM, "Mario Lobo" <lobo@bsd.com.br> wrote:
> On Sunday 06 February 2011 17:48:45 Chris Brennan wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Eric Schuele <e.schuele@computer.org
>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
> http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
> FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winblows FREE)



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