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Date:      Sun, 12 Jul 1998 19:45:50 +0100
From:      Lee Johnston <ljohnston@cyberworld.demon.co.uk>
To:        Luke Snelgar <nexus@powercom.com.au>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: FAT32 Partitions
Message-ID:  <19980712194550.A1492@ljis.ml.org>
In-Reply-To: <000301bdad7e$5c0ecbc0$2da626cb@nexus>; from Luke Snelgar on Sun, Jul 12, 1998 at 07:48:00PM +0930
References:  <000301bdad7e$5c0ecbc0$2da626cb@nexus>

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On Sun, Jul 12, 1998 at 07:48:00PM +0930, Luke Snelgar wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been thinking of installing another OS apart from Win98 simply to try
> and break away from Microsoft OS's and gain some experience with others.
> Recently I decided I'd like my other OS to be Unix-like...so I was going to
> get Linux, but then I came across FreeBSD while "surfing" the net and
> thought I would give it a go. The only problem I am faced with is that my 3
> partitions are FAT32. Windows help tells me that no other operating systems
> are compatible with FAT32, but I thought I would ask anyway...is FreeBSD
> compatible with FAT32? I used Partition Magic to convert all of my
> partitions to FAT32, but I'm unsure whether I can revert any of them
> back...I'll probably have to take a look.
> Thanks, Luke.

I think the latest versions of FreeBSD support FAT32. I know -current does
but I'm not sure about 2.2.6-RELEASE.

Lee.

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