quick basic, maybe silly queston?

Gregory Nowak greg at romuald.net.eu.org
Wed Jan 16 02:08:05 EST 2008

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Yes, the linux kernel has had reliable read/write fat32 support for a
good while now. Note though that checking a fat32 file system under
gnu/linux, and fixing any errors that are found is a different story, but reading/writing isn't a
problem. Hth.


On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 01:14:17AM -0500, Karen Lewellen wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would rather look silly, than make a mistake, especially since at least 
> the DOS  factor will be one before I get my new machine.
> Having one built that will run an edition of DOS as its main os with Linux 
> on a separate drive.
> Here is the silly question.
> Can distros like Fedora and ebian read fat 32 partitions?
> There are a few advantages to this in DOS, so I am wanting to use one that 
> supports fat 32 unless this will create a problem for the Linux 
> distribution.
> Answer off list if this is just too newby a question lol.
> Karen

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