On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 12:34:52PM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> Justin MacCarthy wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a Dual NT/Linux boot on my laptop. I want to create a space with both
> > OpSystems can see. I have 100mb mount under linux (/storemount) which should
> > do the trick. What is the best way to make this accessible to both
> > OpSystems? NT is using NTFS.
>> Linux can read NTFS, and even write it, but it's slightly flaky and I
> wouldn't use it when there's a simpler alternative available : fat32.
>> Create a separate partition under NT, format it as fat32 instead of
> NTFS, and make sure you have support for it compiled into your Linux
>> Problem solved : you'll see this area as a separate drive under NT and
> can mount it easily into your Linux filesystem.
Eh, not quite Ted. NT 4.0 can't (from its stock state) read FAT32. Use
FAT16 and you're happy. Use FAT32, and you're going to be off
to www.sysinternals.com to get the FAT32 reading device driver..
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