[sysconfig1] Re: Hard Drives bigger then 32gig

  • From: "Wess Bechard" <tobechar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <sysconfig1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 20:23:35 -0500

definatly convert your drive into ntfs.  its worth the time, and you'll gain
the spped and overall better performance with the ntfs. or maybe microsoft
is just no good to begin with and you should try redhat 6.2?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Diotte" <ndiotte@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "System Config Class" <sysconfig1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 8:44 AM
Subject: [sysconfig1] Hard Drives bigger then 32gig

> I was wondering if any of you guys knew of an issue with Windows2000 and
> harddrives bigger then 32gig..
> I currently have an 18.4gig SCSI and 45gig SCSI drive in my computer..
> Everything was running fine until I added the 45gig drive.  I was forced
> to reinstall windows and it seemed to be working until I was going video
> editing, and each directory I would make when trying to access it would
> tell me the directory is invalid (I could not delete, rename, move
> them.) Windows2k doesn't have the normal scandisk that the other windows
> do, so I was unable to check for errors that way.  But I did find out
> what my problem is.. My FAT32 table keeps becomming corrupt, and when I
> tried to format under win2k it said something about 42,000mb was not
> supported by fat32.
> Basically I want to know is there a way I can keep this drive one solid
> partition, and keep fat32 without going to NTFS?
> I'm confused on this one.... hope someone can help,
> Nick Diotte

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