quick basic, maybe silly queston?
klewellen at shellworld.net
Wed Jan 16 21:49:01 EST 2008
Care to share why you do not recommend fat 32 for your root?
The structure I have in mind is two different hard drives, but I had
intended formating both as fat 32.Say on as it will impact the DOS edition
On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Joseph C. Lininger wrote:
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> Yes, they can read fat or fat32 just fine. I don't recommend using fat
> or fat32 for your root filesystem for a variety of reasons, but if you
> have a partition for Linux and one for DOS Linux can read the DOS one
> just fine.
> 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
>> Answer off list if this is just too newby a question lol.
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